Jane Austen's England / Roy and Lesley Adkins.
- ISBN: 9780670785841 (hbk.) :
- ISBN: 0670785849 (hbk.)
- Description: xxvi, 422 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2013.
- 6 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
- 0 copies at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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|Gloucester||Adult New Books||New 942.07/Adkins (Text to phone)||Checked out||05/05/2014|
|Beverly Main||NEW||DA 533 .A35 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult New Nonfiction||NEW 942.07 ADKINS 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Melrose||New Books (Browsing Room)||942.07 adkins (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus||New Books||DA533 .A35 2013 (Text to phone)||Checked out||02/24/2014|
|Salem||Adult Fiction||FIC/ ADKINS (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Stoneham||Adult Nonfiction Lower Level||942.07 ADK (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Swampscott||Lower Level||942.07 Ad (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk)||942.07 Adkins (Text to phone)||Checked out||04/17/2014|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-398) and index.
|Contents Note:|| Know your place -- Wedding bells -- Breeding -- Toddler to teenager -- Home and hearth -- Fashions and filth -- Sermons and superstitions -- Wealth and work -- Leisure and pleasure -- On the move -- Dark deeds -- Medicine men -- Last words -- Weights and measures.
|Summary:|| Jane Austen's work offers a vivid depiction of rural life in late Georgian and Regency England, its country balls and ivy-covered vicarages, its social hierarchies and its anxieties about property and income. Yet the milieu Austen depicted is only one aspect of her era. For 29 of her 41 years the country was embroiled in war. Dramatic changes in industry and agriculture were transforming the country's physical and social landscape. This book offers a new view of her world in a wide-ranging and detailed social history of English life in the early nineteenth century, from weddings to childbearing, from education to fashion, from labor to leisure and finally to the rituals of death.--From publisher description.
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