Balloon Madness

Balloon Madness

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"All the world is mad about balloons" observers recorded during the craze in Britain that lasted from 1783 to 1786. Excitement about the new invention spread rapidly, inspiring hopes, visions, fashions, celebrations, satires, imaginary heroics and real adventures. In this sparkling account, Brant uses the brief moment of balloon madness as a way into a wide-ranging exploration of Enlightenment sensibility in Britain.

She follows the craze as it travelled around the… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Boydell Press (November 17, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 366 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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