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Information About: Eighteenth Century Journals I, II, III, IV, & V

Dates: 1680-1835

Subjects: History

Description: Eighteenth Century Journals: A Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals brings together rare journals printed between c1680 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth- century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years.

Provides integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II), the British Newspaper Library at Colindale, London and the Cambridge University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals III), Chetham's Library, Manchester and Brotherton Library, University of Leeds (Eighteenth Century Journals IV), and Brimingham Central Library, British Library, Cambridge University Library and Liverpool John Moores University Library (Eighteenth Century Journals V).

Topics covered are extremely wide-ranging and include: the writings of Sir Isaac Newton; the French and American Revolutions; colonial life, provincial and rural affairs; reviews of literature, the theater and fashion throughout Europe; the origins and rise of Romanticism; political debates; gender; religion; influence of the press; and London coffee house gossip and discussion.

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