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  19th Century Recipes
Read on to find authentic 19th century recipes, from those that please the palate to homemade remedies that heal an ailment, many of which we still use today.
Personal hygiene in the 1800s, by no means, could hardly compare to the sophistication of the 20th century, but there were a large selection of toiletries that could be made at home.
19th Century Cake Recipes includes general directions for making cakes and frosting, and the appropriate method for beating the whites of eggs.
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  19th Century Cemeteries
Up until the second half of the nineteenth century, most of the population of Britain, the United States and even the Australian colonies were buried in churchyards or burial grounds attached to churches.
centuries meant that the small parish churchyard could not cope with the increasing number of burials.
century the cemetery was regarded as the Westminster Abbey of Glasgow and nearly every eminent member of Glasgow Society who died between the 1830s and 1870s is buried or memorialised there.
home.vicnet.net.au /~foskc/19th_century_cemeteries.htm   (1791 words)

  
  CalendarHome.com - 19th century - Calendar Encyclopedia
During this century, the Spanish, Portuguese, and Ottoman empires began to crumble and the Holy Roman and Mughal empires ceased.
The start of the 19th century was also marked by a struggle between France and Britain and their allies for control of Europe and the world during the Napoleonic Wars, with Napoleon being finally defeated at Waterloo in 1815.
The 19th century saw the birth of science as a profession; the term scientist was coined in 1833 by William Whewell.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /19th_century.htm   (3345 words)

  
  19th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During this century, the Spanish, Portuguese, and Ottoman empires began to crumble and the Holy Roman and Mughal empires ceased.
The start of the 19th century was also marked by a struggle between France and Britain and their allies for control of Europe and the world during the Napoleonic Wars, with Napoleon being finally defeated at Waterloo in 1815.
The 19th century saw the birth of science as a profession; the term scientist was coined in 1833 by William Whewell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/19th_century   (3600 words)

  
 French literature of the 19th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
French literature from the first half of the century was dominated by Romanticism -- associated with such authors as Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, père, François-René de Chateaubriand, Alphonse de Lamartine, Gérard de Nerval, Charles Nodier, Alfred de Musset, Théophile Gautier and Alfred Vigny -- and their revolutionary work in all genres (theater, poetry, prose fiction).
It includes an interest in the historical novel, the romance, traditional myths (and nationalism) and the "roman noir" (or Gothic novel), lyricism, sentimentalism, descriptions of the natural world (such as elegies by lakes) and the common man, exoticism and orientalism, and the myth of the romantic hero.
The poetry of Baudelaire and much of the literature in the latter half of the century (or "fin de siècle") were often characterized as "decadent" for their lurid content or moral vision.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/French_literature_of_the_19th_century   (1964 words)

  
 19th century corseting
The late 19th century is the primary reference point in time for hundreds of years of corset development.
During the 19th century, the use of the corset was also driven by society, where social status required the presentation and maintenance of a proper and fashionable figure, which could only be achieved by wearing tight corsets.
Nevertheless as a consequence of the female population outnumbering males during the 19th century, young women in search for suitable husbands did compete with each other and laced their waists down as small as possible to approach the ideals of beauty.
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 Search Results for "19th-century"
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 ::: 19th Century Actors Photographs :::
Acting styles in the early 19th century were prone to exaggerated movement, gestures, grandiose effects, spectacular drama, physical comedy and gags and outlandish costumes.
In the last half of the 19th century, the star system gradually gave way to the "combination system." Managers found that, rather than hiring a continuous stream of high-priced stars, it was more economical to take the entire theater company on the road to tour.
In the 18th century and early 19th century, the acting profession was considered sinful and actors were subject to social ostracism.
content.lib.washington.edu /19thcenturyactorsweb/essay.html   (1903 words)

  
 MIXED PICKLES' Vintage Dance Timeline - 19th C
The dances that were popular at the beginning of the 19th century were those that had been popular at the end of the 18th century; the Minuet,Cotillions, and Country Dances.
The waltz however was done with a couple in a close embrace, the gentleman's hand around the lady's waist as they continually spun around the ballroom together.This intimate "waltz position" was initially shocking to a society where close physical contact with a member of the opposite sex, especially in public, was nothing short of scandalous.
In the 20th century the dances that the lower classes did would have much more profound an effect on American social dancing than the dances being done by the wealthy.
www.mixedpickles.org /19cdance.html   (1148 words)

  
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The 19th century has most often been to by historians as the "age of characterizing the many different isms that developed in this period.
While the century was the century of politics and science the 19th was the of society.
The 19th century a contrast from old to new the monarchies and feudal systems to the new world and democracy.
www.freeglossary.com /19th_century   (1033 words)

  
 Poems by 19th Century Dramatists
- An index of poems by dramatists of the eighteenth century.
- An index of poems by dramatists of the seventeenth century.
- An index of poems by the dramatists of the sixteenth century.
www.poetry-archive.com /collections/19th_century_dramatists.html   (88 words)

  
 History: 19th century
he 19th century was mostly the time of researching on electricity and magnetism.
At last in the 90ths of the 19th century, electron the first elementary molecule, was discovered.
At the and of the 19th century the first elementary molecule was finally discovered - the electron.
library.thinkquest.org /19662/low/eng/19th.html   (1515 words)

  
 Women's Roles in the Late 19th Century
Despite the growth of industry, urban centers and immigration, America in the late 19th century was still predominantly rural.
The nineteenth century was marked by a move from a society of producers to a society of consumers.
The end of the nineteenth century was a time of tumult and change, and tensions showed in the lives of women.
www.connerprairie.org /HistoryOnline/1880wom.html   (4951 words)

  
 19th Century Logic
Most 19th century scholars would have been of the opinion that philosophers are responsible for research on logic.
Recalling some standard 19th century definitions of logic as, e.g., the art and science of reasoning (Whately) or the doctrine giving the normative rules of correct reasoning (Herbart), it should not be forgotten that mathematical or symbolic logic was not set up from nothing.
In Germany in the second half of the 19th century, Logic reform meant overcoming the Hegelian identification of logic and metaphysics.
www.meta-religion.com /Mathematics/Philosophy_of_mathematics/19_century_logic.htm   (6969 words)

  
 19th Century Acculturation of the Brethren
Acculturation of the Brethren in the Nineteenth Century
This century dramatically restructured the social and theological framework of the German Baptist Brethren, and here are some of the contributing factors.
During the last half of the century, new voices called for open elections with ballots and nominations so that any selection would be consequential to a majority of the congregation.
www.cob-net.org /19th.htm   (7310 words)

  
 Scottish Philosophy in the 19th Century (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
century Scotland was very vigorous, its agenda being set in large part by the impact of Kant and German Idealism on the philosophical tradition of the Scottish Enlightenment.
The principal figures are Sir William Hamilton, James Frederick Ferrier and Alexander Bain, and later in the century, the so-called “Scottish Idealists” notably Edward Caird, Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison, D.G. Ritchie and Sir Henry Jones.
The result was that as the century ended a group of philosophers based chiefly in the Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews and known as the Scottish Idealists came to prominence.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/scottish-19th   (6049 words)

  
 The 19th Century
As the 19th century progressed, the problem of the relationship of mind to brain became ever more pressing.
Although the theories of mind/brain relationship prevalent in the 19th century -- epiphenomenalism, interactionism, dual-aspect monism, and mind- stuff -- were formulated in the context of science, they, like their predecessors, were attempts to deal with the metaphysical complexities of the Cartesian impasse.
Since this is an objection that can be just as effectively urged against epiphenomenalism, which rids itself of only half the problem of interactionism, other 19th century thinkers turned, as had their predecessors, to monism as the view of last resort.
serendip.brynmawr.edu /Mind/19th.html   (1997 words)

  
 Flickr: 19th Century Iron
19th century steel, steel being an iron alloy and widely used in the later half of the 19th century, is absolutely acceptable and encouraged.
So bridges, buildings, trains, statues, ornaments--anything iron from the 19th century, the age of the industrial revolution and first era of mass-manufacture.
We want any photograph of 19th century iron you want to submit -- the limit is to try and ensure a balanced and varied photostream.
www.flickr.com /groups/19thcenturyiron   (355 words)

  
 19th century - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
The 19th century AD is defined by the calendar of Earth as occurring from the year 1801 through the year 1900.
Centuries later, they were given to Admiral James Kirk as a gift by Doctor Leonard McCoy.
A group of shapeshifters from Devidia II arrive on Earth, using a cholera epidemic as cover to kill Humans in order to steal their neural energy.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/19th_century   (679 words)

  
 Introduction to 19th-Century Socialism
One of the great struggles of the 19th Century was for the gradual expansion of the vote, first to working men, and--much later--to women.
Sophisticated thinkers in the 18th and early 19th Centuries were very aware that industrial capitalism had not always existed and indeed was emerging among lingering remnants of feudalism all over Europe.
The twin pressures of maket competition and labor organization meant, on average, that--despite the misery prevalent in many quarters and the chaos created by periodic "busts," the majority of workers during the second half of the the 19th Century were better off than their parents.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~brians/hum_303/socialism.html   (4078 words)

  
 Kamat Research Database - 19th Century India
The study of 19th century India (years 1801- 1900) provides a glimpse of India in its earlier centuries, while many records of the period are available due to the western influences.
The most important events that occurred are the establishment of British in India, the First Indian War of Independence, the end of Mughal empire, and early signs of Indian renaissance that led to India's freedom and drastic social reforms.
Some of the important Indians who lived in 19th century are: Dayanand Saraswati, Bahadur Shah II, Raja Ravi Varma, and Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
www.kamat.com /database/content/19th_century   (295 words)

  
 19th Century Blacks in Maine
Blacks in 19th century Maine were members of communities from Madawaska to Kittery and contributed to the social and economic landscape of the state and to American history.
A 21st century fl family of Bangor traces part of their ancestry to Macwahoc, near Houlton, on the Old Military Road where work might have been lumber jacking for people who migrated from New Brunswick.
Some other well-known fls in 19th century Maine were Samuel Osborne (1833-1903), long-time janitor and influence on the students at Colby College, and his family; Phebe Ann Jacobs (1785-1850) of Brunswick, written about by Mrs.
www.visibleblackhistory.com /19th_century.htm   (1679 words)

  
 19th Century Periodicals Guide to Research - Georgetown University Library
A free Website archiving materials from Harper's Weekly on specific historical topics of the nineteenth century, superbly organized for educational purposes (for research and for teaching primary historical and cultural research to secondary and post-secondary students).
It is jointly organized by the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies in the Department of English Literature at the University of Sheffield and the Division of History and Philosophy of Science in the School of Philosophy at the University of Leeds.
This is considered to be "one of the 20th century's great feats of collaborative scholarship" (Patrick Leary, http://victorianresearch.org/libraries.html#periodicals), as nearly 95 percent of the articles were written anonymously (unsigned).
www.library.georgetown.edu /guides/19thcentury/19thindex.htm   (1382 words)

  
 The 19th Century.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The profound crisis of Spain had seriously undermined the Spanish American empire, because many of the American colonies claimed their independence in the first decades of the 19th century.
The history of the rest of the 19th century was dominated by the dynastic dilemma produced by the death without male heir of Ferdinand VII.
His daughter took the throne as Isabel II, but her uncle, the legendary Don Carlos, opposed her claim, thus giving rise to the first of the two Carlist Wars, which chiefly affected Navarre, the Basque Country and El Maestrazgo, the region which bestrides Castellon, Tarragona and Teruel.
www.sispain.org /english/history/19th.html   (431 words)

  
 19th-Century Genre: People
Our selections by artists working in the 19th century includes the ever-popular Anonymous, hard at work in a number of different genres and with results varying from work to work.
Some of these artists are anonymous because they never had any desire to be thought of as artists; others because they feared that the little they knew about how to draw could serve to help them remember something they wanted to remember but feared that publicly releasing them might bring them unflattering public attention.
These images are very much in the style of Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803-1884), whose works tended to portray the people and popular literature of a not-yet reunited Germany.
spaightwoodgalleries.com /Pages/19th_Century_Genre.html   (627 words)

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