Semantics and cultural change in the British Enlightenment : : new words and old / / by Carey McIntosh.

Obsolete old words from 17th-century English villages reflect the realities of working-class life, exhausting labor, dirt, bizarre foods, magic, horses, outrageous sexism, feudal duties. New words, first appearing in print 1650-1800, reflect a middle-class culture very different from an earlier cour...

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Superior document:Brill's studies in intellectual history ; Volume 315
Place / Publishing House:Leiden, The Netherlands ;, Boston : : Brill,, [2020]
Year of Publication:2020
Series:Brill's studies in intellectual history ; Volume 315.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
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