Summary Of The Novel By Evelina Burney

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Burney, F. (1778), Evelina. London: Penguin Classics. This novel is Evelina Burney’s first printed work. In this book, Burney steers to an adolescent woman throughout the mystifying communal organization of 18th century England. In different ways, Burney disputes the objective of these communal conferences, but more prominently, the complicated structures within the novel are reflective of the attempt by the 17th and 18th century aristocracy to keep the escalating merchant class from arriving into the upper reaches of the social pyramid. Coward, B. (1998). Social change and continuity: England 1550-1750. Revised edition. London: Longman. Coward’s novel offers an outline of the social structures in England that started up to and walled the deliverance of the book. This novel is separated into three major sections: “The Structure of Early Modern English Society,” “Changing Material Conditions,” and “Changing Ideas.” This book also includes two follow up sections: “Assessment” and “Documents.” The text of the novel is comprehensive, yet simply logical for those who are first-hand to the topic area and helps to decorate the social background in which the novel first came forth as a fictional form. Allen, Robert C., The British Industrial Revolution in a Global Perspective, New York: Cambridge Press, 2009. Pp. viii, 331. Robert’s novel is an illustration of the persuasiveness of the new financial history. It is rooted in numerical information and uses classier approaches of economic analysis is presented in English. He debates that the first industrial revolution happened in northwestern Europe because its high earnings during the early contemporary period reinvigorated technological modernization. According to Robert, the first indus... ... middle of paper ... ...ty Press, 1995. This book is mostly a work of cultural history. Valenze states that her book “has aimed to dislodge the ‘Whig history’ of industrialization—an unbroken narrative of progress—from its dictatorial role.” She argues that during the crucial early stages of the industrial revolution, important precedents were set about “who would work, how well they performed, and how they were to be remunerated.” She argues that both women and men were seen as industrious during the early 18th century but that new attitudes to the poor from the 1760s, as well as growing unemployment and the increased cost of poor relief, began to erode this attitude. While early 18th century society was paternalistic, looser attitudes toward property and poverty within a traditional agricultural and artisan society allowed women greater employment opportunities and status in society.

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