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30 March 2006

304 Pages | 47 b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199281206

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The Spirit of Despotism

Invasions of Privacy in the 1790s

John Barrell

  • Draws on an unusually wide range of sources
  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach to social and cultural history
  • Engagingly, often wittily written, and generously illustrated throughout with contemporary political caricatures