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A Swindler's Progress

Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty

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$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674052789

Publication Date: 03/31/2010


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 color illustrations

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  • Simplified Lascelles Family Tree
  • Prologue: His Lordship on Trial
  • Part I: Arcadia
    • 1. Et in Arcadia ego
    • 2. The price of the county
  • Part II: Ruin and Disgrace
    • 3. Harewood at bay
    • 4. The lost heir
  • Part III: Antipodes
    • 5. A wild and distant shore
    • 6. His lordship’s tour de force
  • Epilogue: The Play Is Played Out
  • Reflections on A Swindler’s Progress
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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