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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

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Descript xxix, 247 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
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
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-242) and index
Subject Hell Fire Club (Medmenham, England)
Secret societies -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
ISBN/ISSN 0300116675 (ci : alk. paper)
9780300116670 (ci : alk. paper)


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