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Samuel Pepys : plague, fire, revolution

Author: Margarette Lincoln; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain),
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, published to coincide with a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, centres on Samuel Pepys (1633-1703), the famous diarist and the greatest administrator of the Stuart Age. Not only a passionate diarist, Pepys was also a prolific correspondent who lived through and wrote about all the key events and leading individuals of his time: the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Biographies
Exhibitions
Biography
Named Person: Samuel Pepys; Samuel Pepys; Samuel Pepys; Samuel Pepys
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margarette Lincoln; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain),
ISBN: 9780500518144 0500518149
OCLC Number: 917376307
Notes: Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London 20 November 2015-28 March 2016.
Includes index.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color), portraits (chiefly color), facsimiles ; 29 cm
Contents: Turbulent times --
The restoration --
Pepys and the Navy --
Scientific enquiry --
Revolution and Pepys's retirement.
Other Titles: Plague, fire, revolution
Responsibility: edited by Margarette Lincoln.

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Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, this book centres on Samuel Pepys (1633-1703), the famous  Read more...

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'A beautiful book, richly illustrated' - Mature Times 'It is particularly good to see proper attention paid at last to Pepys's "other" diary, the record of his mission to Tangier in 1683' - Times Read more...

 
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