Regency England Has Long Been Seen As A Time Of Hedonism And Romance, When Dashing Beaux And Elegant Belles Played Out Their Flirtations Against A Backdrop Of Opulence And Style Yet Beneath The Surface Glitter Of The Regency Lay An Underlying Malaise, A Pervasive Hollowness And Sense Of Loss, Along With An Explosive Undercurrent Of Popular Unrest And Political Radicalism.It Was Indeed A Tempestuous, Quicksilver Era, Haunted By War And The Human Wreckage Of War, And By Fears Of Luddite Violence And Risings Of The Overtaxed, Underfed Poor A Time Of Financial Uncertainty When Fortunes Were Made And Lost Amid High Risk And The Ever Present Specter Of Bankruptcy.And It Was, Memorably, A Time Studded With Larger Than Life Personalities The Aged King In His Slow Decline Into Delusion The Flamboyant Prince Regent In His Extravagant Brighton Pavilion The Duke Of Wellington, Hero Of Waterloo The Debauched, Tragically Fissured Lord Byron, Hero To The Women Of Fashionable London These And Many Others Are Brought To Vibrant Life In This Wide Ranging, Captivating Social History A History As Dramatic As The Times Themselves.
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- 302 pages
- Our Tempestuous Day
- Carolly Erickson
- 22 March 2018 Carolly Erickson