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The Victorian Eighteenth Century

An Intellectual History

by B.W. Young

  • 398 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • 19th century,
  • Great Britain,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146244M
    ISBN 100199256225
    ISBN 109780199256228

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