The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern

The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern

The Victorians are often credited with ushering in our current era, yet the seeds of change were planted in the years before. The Regency (18111820) began when the profligate Prince of Walesthe future king George IVreplaced his insane father, George III, as Britains ruler. Around the regent surged a society steeped in contrasts: evangelicalism and hedonism, elegance and The Victorians are often credited with ushering in our current era, yet the seeds of change were planted in the years b...

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Title:The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern
Author:Robert Morrison
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Genres:History
ISBN:0393249050
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:366 pages pages