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subtle slavery: transmsission of property and commodity

Sir Robert Walpole, England’s eighteenth-century prime minister, lived in great splendor, In 1733, his household consumed over a thousand bottles of white Lisbon wine, merely one variety among the scores in the cellar. Every week oysters came in by the … Continue reading

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BLOOD FLOWERS & HEADS ON THE DOOR

A genre of fiction which first gained popularity in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the epistolary novel is a form in which most or all of the plot is advanced by the letters or journal entries of one or more … Continue reading

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