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An Elegant Madness by Venetia Murray
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An Elegant Madness by Venetia Murray
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Mar 01, 2000 | ISBN 9780140282962

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Table Of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. An Impolite Society
2. Bucks, Beaux and ‘Pinks of the Ton
3. ‘The Seventh Heaven of the Fashionable World’
4. Relative Values: The Cost of Living
5. London: The Most Prosperous City in Europe
6. From the Seaside Resorts to the Northern Meeting
7. ‘A Mistress Had a Better Deal Than a Wife’
8. Clubs and Taverns: Gambling and Gluttony
9. The Age of Indulgence
10. The Pursuit of Pleasure
11. Charades and Epigrams: The Country House
12. Fashion, Manners and Mores: The New Liberalism
13. On the Eve of Reform
Selected Bibliography
Notes
Index

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