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Just as the French of the nineteenth century invested their surplus capital in a railway-system in the belief that they would make ...
It is as if, to every period of history, there corresponded a privileged age and a particular division of human life: "youth" is t ...
In the nineteenth century ... explanations of who and what women were focused primarily on reproductive events--marriage, children ...
The differences between the President and the Prime Minister were at least in one respect something more than the obvious differen ...
The possibilities of the art of combination are not infinite, but they tend to be frightful. The Greeks engendered the chimera, a ...
The history of theater from the medieval period until the nineteenth century has been in large part a history of further and furth ...
The great novels of sex of the nineteenth century were those of Thomas Hardy. By comparison, Lawrence's books are more subtle and ...
Posterity--the forlorn child of nineteenth century optimism--grows ever harder to conceive.
In most nineteenth-century cities, both large and small, more than 50 percent--and often up to 75 percent--of the residents in any ...
For every nineteenth-century middle-class family that protected its wife and child within the family circle, there was an Irish or ...
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