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Author Lord, Evelyn.

Title The Hell-Fire clubs : sex, Satanism and secret societies / Evelyn Lord.

Imprint New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    366 LOR    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    366 LOR    Available
Description xxix, 247 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-242) and index.
Contents Prelude to the fires of hell -- Gentlemen's clubs, journalistic hacks, the mohocks and change -- The Hell-Fire clubs -- Interlude abroad : the grand tour, dilettanti and divans -- The Medmenham friars -- Essay on woman : the friars exposed -- Public men and private vices -- Scotland and the fires of hell -- Beefsteaks, demoniacs, dalkey, colonial America.
Subject Hell Fire Club (Medmenham, England)
England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
ISBN 0300116675 (ci : alk. paper)
9780300116670 (ci : alk. paper)

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