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Amputee Officers in Nelson's NavyMichals, Teresa
Throughout the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, the Royal Navy had a peculiar problem: it had too many talented and ambitious officers, all competing...
Cross-Dressing Women in Eighteenth-Century British LiteratureKlein, Ula Lukszo
Across the eighteenth century in Britain, readers, writers, and theater-goers were fascinated by women who dressed in men’s clothing—from actresses on...
Vision and Blindness in Eighteenth-Century BritainMounsey, Chris
The debut publication in a new series devoted to the body as an object of historical study, Sight Correction provides an expansive analysis of...