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Martyn Lyons

MARTYN LYONS lectures at UNSW. He has held visiting positions at the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and Universidade Federal Fluminense at Niteri (Brazil). His areas of interest include French revolutionary and Napoleonic history and the history of the book.

Works

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A History of Reading and Writing
In the Western World

Palgrave Macmillan
Offering a fresh history centred on the reactions and experiences of ordinary readers and writers, Lyons deals with key turning points that occurred throughout...
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Postrevolutionary Europe
1815-1856

Palgrave Macmillan
Martyn Lyons re-assesses European history between the fall of Napoleon and the Crimean War. Refusing to characterize the period as a "Restoration." Lyons...
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Readers and Society in Nineteenth-Century France
Workers, Women, Peasants

Palgrave Macmillan
In the 19th century, the reading public expanded to embrace new categories of consumers, especially of cheap fiction. These new lower class and female readers...
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Napoleon Bonaparte and the Legacy of the French Revolution

Palgrave Macmillan
The Napoleonic period cannot be interpreted as a single historical 'block'. Bonaparte had many different persona: the Jacobin, the Republican, the reformer of...
Martyn Lyons

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Postrevolutionary Europe
1815-1856

Palgrave Macmillan
Martyn Lyons re-assesses European history between the fall of Napoleon and the Crimean War. Refusing to characterize the period as a "Restoration." Lyons...

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