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Eighteenth Century Coffee-house Culture

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ISBN 10: 1851968296 / ISBN 13: 9781851968299
Published by Pickering, 2006
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Title: Eighteenth Century Coffee-house Culture

Publisher: Pickering

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Brand New

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Helps scholars and students form an understanding of the contribution made by the coffee-house to British and even American history and culture. This book attempts to make an intervention in debates about the nature of the public sphere and the culture of politeness. It is intended for historians and scholars of literature, science, and medicine.


'[The] masterful selection and arrangement of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sources colorfully illustrate the rich legacy of the institution.' Huntington Library Quarterly 'It is wonderful to read these texts at first hand, in the earthy language of the day' Times Literary Supplement 'Ellis has done a magnificent job of collecting, ordering, introducing and annotating these four volumes; it is one of the few such collections now emerging from presses with the rapidity of openings of neighborhood Starbucks of which one can say with full conviction: this is worth the price.' The Scriblerian

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