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Nineteenth-century accounts of William Blake by Benjamin Heath Malkin [and others] Facsim. reproductions, edited, with introd. and headnotes, by Joseph Anthony Wittreich. by Joseph Anthony Wittreich

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Published by Scholars" Facsimiles & Reprints in Gainesville, Fla .
Written in English


  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMalkin, Benjamin Heath, 1769-1842
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19047426M

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William O. Blake, Slavery The book is a detailed account of the origins of slavery in ancient history through the introduction of Christian slavery to North Africa, the African slave trade from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, the Middle Passage, and slavery in the West Indies to the nineteenth century. The book focuses a large. In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and examines his prolific contributions to newspapers and periodicals in the context of contemporary.   Second, Blake's own anarchist vision was philosophically opposed to the enlightenment which gave rise to nineteenth century anarchism. Third, Blake was a poet, not a philosophe Just to be clear, this book is very brief; under 70 pages, so the scope is hardly like that of Erdman's Blake /5(2).   Jerry White's London in the Nineteenth Century is the richest and most absorbing account of the city's greatest century by its leading in the nineteenth century was the greatest city mankind had ever seen. Its growth was stupendous. Its wealth was dazzling. Its horrors shocked the world. This was the London of Blake, Thackeray and Mayhew, of Nash, Faraday and .