The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History

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INDEX
abolition of the slave trade, 107, 111–12, 115, 145, 155, 160–62, 212, 378n38, 380n56; opposition to, 115–16, 145, 160–61, 163, 168, 174, 266, 406n50
accounting, 27, 48, 55, 131, 135–36, 348n229
Adam, Robert and James, 77, 111
Admiral Stevens, 58, 59, 207, 353n1, 354n5
age of revolutions, 1, 14, 311n6
affection, arithmetic of, 286, 457n11
Allen, Henrietta, 108, 110, 208, 378n42
Alva, 77, 104, 111, 172, 272, 379n45
American Revolution, 70, 72, 122, 124, 143–44, 291, 298
American Indians. See Native Americans
Annandale, Marquess of, 23, 424nn18 and 19
Annandale peerage, 23, 79, 170–71, 233, 274, 416–17n163, 433n89
antiquity, 260, 266
anxiety, 2, 32, 53, 73, 98, 125, 195, 197, 239, 264, 271, 290–91, 389n21, 448n18
architecture, 77–78
archives, 23, 170–71, 277, 278
Armenians, 85–86, 140, 176, 257, 368n114
army, 26–27, 134–35, 361n62, 393–94n57, 394n58
Augustine, 83, 138, 165–66, 167, 366n101, 404n40
Austen, Jane, 51–52, 172–73, 346–47n218
Avedon, Richard, 279
bad infinity, 281, 385n92, 454n57
Bagehot, Walter, 149
Bailyn, Bernard, 124, 387n1, 448n15
Balgonie, 62, 87, 109, 110, 196, 207–8, 216, 238, 293, 296
Balmain, Charlotte (Johnstone), 201, 25, 27–28, 84, 97, 105, 156, 190, 192, 201, 207, 232, 286, 334n126, 438n125; and bundle of muslins, 33–34, 61, 415n149; illnesses of, 98, 371–72n2; marriage of, 27–28, 64–65, 425n21
Balmain, James, 21, 64–65, 105, 156, 198, 207, 221, 422n210; and abolition of the slave trade, 111, 380n56; and excise, 21, 23, 64, 322n67, 357n26; letters to, 46, 50, 66, 98, 134, 171, 244, 264, 416–17n163, 438n122; searches by, 79, 87, 236.
Balzac, Honoré de, 118, 385n92, 455n59
banishment, 90, 128, 227, 228. See also transportation
Bath, 64, 77, 356–57n25
Bayly, C. A., 178
Bell or Belinda, 2, 5, 87–91, 202, 206, 208, 216, 227, 291–99; and burial rites, 295–96; defense of, 297–98; descriptions of, 162, 203–4; importance of, 96, 155, 269, 292, 460n39; imprisonment of, 188, 230, 297; information about, 274, 275, 295, 298; and the Johnstones, 296–98, 299; journeys of, 188, 202–5, 207; loneliness of, 290; moral sentiments of, 140, 260, 263, 294;

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • To Victoria v
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction - Ideas and Sentiments 1
  • Chapter One - Setting out 11
  • Chapter Two - Coming Home 59
  • Chapter Three - Ending and Loss 97
  • Chapter Four - Economic Lives 121
  • Chapter Five - Experiences of Empire 154
  • Chapter Six - What Is Enlightenment? 210
  • Chapter Seven - Histories of Sentiments 263
  • Chapter Eight - Other People 284
  • Acknowledgments 303
  • Appendix - Children of James Johnstone and Barbara Murray 307
  • Abbreviations 309
  • Notes 311
  • Index 469
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