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Eighteenth Century Journals I & II

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Description

This database brings together journals printed between 1693 and 1799 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. They offer effective coverage of the important issues of the period, and are invaluable to the study of all aspects of the eighteenth century, including crime, sport, advertising, the theatre; fashion; politics, revolution; agriculture; social issues and society life.

Part I contains material from the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

Part II has titles chosen from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center which holds one of the finest collections of 17th and 18th century newspapers and periodicals in the world