Download or read book Rogues and Vagabonds written by Lionel Rose and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-01-29 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this lively social history, first published in 1988, Lionel Rose explores in detail the plight of the street poor between 1815 and 1985. He describes the Victorian ‘Rogues and Vagabonds’ who made elicit peddling, begging frauds and other petty crime their profession. He considers the relevant legislation and systems for coping with the street poor, from the 1824 Vagrancy Act and accompanying improvements in policing, through the casual ward systems of the workhouses and the role of common lodging houses, to the development of Social Services in the 1940s and local authority provision of accommodation. This title will be of interest to students of history, criminology and sociology.
Download or read book Rogues Gallery 4 written by Hannah Rose May and published by Image Comics. This book was released on 2022-10-26 with total page 24 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: MINISERIES FINALE With the dark truth revealed, Maisie must fight back if she is to survive Dodge’s deadly reenactment of Red Rogue Down. Every superhero has their origin story, and this is Maisie Wade’s. Prepare for a climactic showdown that will force Maisie to don the mask and batons and become the hero she has grown to despise. It’s Red Rogue vs. Jackdaw in this explosive final issue. Who lives is anyone’s guess.
Download or read book The League of Rogues written by Lauren Smith and published by Lauren Smith. This book was released on 2020-09-21 with total page 591 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fans of Julia Quinn's Bridgerton series and Johanna Lindsey Malory series will love this wild and adventurous Regency romance series full of passion and intrigue! Wicked Rivals- The League of Rogues Book 4 A business driven baron finds himself in competition with a feisty Scottish widow and their game of cat and mouse becomes too tempting for either of them to resist. Her Wicked Longing- The League of Rogues Book 5 A lady and her maid find themselves in the deadliest of dangers when they infiltrate a hellfire club in these two short novellas. His Wicked Embrace- The League of Rogues Book 6 A wicked rakehell finds himself playing the part of a hero when he rescues a young woman from being sold at a brothel to the highest bidder. When he discovers she’s a Persian princess and that men seek to kidnap her, he’ll do anything to protect her.
Download or read book Global Rogues and Regional Orders written by Il Hyun Cho and published by Oxford University Press, USA. This book was released on 2016 with total page 263 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "The book examines the relationship between nuclear proliferation and regional order in East Asia and the Middle East, looking at what factors shape the perceptions and responses of relevant regional actors to North Korea and Iran, why some of these regional actors cooperate with the United States while others do not, and the consequences of shifting relations among these countries"--
Download or read book City of Rogues and Schnorrers written by Jarrod Tanny and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2011-11-14 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Old Odessa, on the Black Sea, gained notoriety as a legendary city of Jewish gangsters and swindlers, a frontier boomtown mythologized for the adventurers, criminals, and merrymakers who flocked there to seek easy wealth and lead lives of debauchery and excess. Odessa is also famed for the brand of Jewish humor brought there in the 19th century from the shtetls of Eastern Europe and that flourished throughout Soviet times. From a broad historical perspective, Jarrod Tanny examines the hybrid Judeo-Russian culture that emerged in Odessa in the 19th century and persisted through the Soviet era and beyond. The book shows how the art of eminent Soviet-era figures such as Isaac Babel, Il'ia Ilf, Evgenii Petrov, and Leonid Utesov grew out of the Odessa Russian-Jewish culture into which they were born and which shaped their lives.
Download or read book Space Rogues Omnibus One Books 1 3 written by John Wilker and published by Rogue Publishing LTD.. This book was released on 2019-05-10 with total page 930 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first three books in the exciting Space Rogues series. Wil Calder is an astronaut or rather was. He got lost, then picked up by pirates, then… well, a lot happens. Needless to say, he isn’t an astronaut anymore. He’s a smuggler, a privateer, bounty hunter and sometimes savior of the Galactic Commonwealth. He and the crew of the Ghost can’t seem to help finding themselves in the middle of things they aren’t even remotely qualified to be in the middle of. Fun fast science fiction for fans of Farscape, or Guardians of the Galaxy. Join the crew of the Ghost on their first three adventures! Box set contains: Book 1: The Epic Adventures of Wil Calder, Space Smuggler Book 2: Big Ship, Lots of Guns Book 3: The Behemoth Job Space Opera, space opera adult, space opera series, space opera military science fiction, scifi adventure, space opera book, science fiction adventure, space western, science fiction, scifi, galactic empire, first contact, alien contact, space adventure, scifi series, scifi fun
Download or read book Irish Rogues and Rascals From Francis Shackleton to Charlie Haughey written by Joseph McArdle and published by Gill & Macmillan Ltd. This book was released on 2007-10-16 with total page 278 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Irish history is littered with rogues, larger-than-life characters who range from cheeky scamps to vicious chancers. In Irish Rogues and Rascals, Joseph MacArdle looks at some of the most notorious Irishmen to find out just exactly what a 'rogue' is. Is it a dastardly knave, a cheeky rascal or a devilish trickster? Is it a lovable scamp or is it someone who is charming and delightful but with a bit of mischievousness and sauciness thrown into the mix as well? Whatever the answer, the fascinating collection of Irish rogues in Joseph McArdle's hilarious book Irish Rogues and Rascals embraces vicious chancers at one extreme and lovable imps at the other. These Irish rogues and rascals range from Myler Magrath, a sixteenth-century character who loved wine, women and money – and who was both Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor and Protestant Archbishop of Cashel at the same time through to Tiger Roche, the infamous eighteenth-century rake and duellist who drank and fought his way from Ireland to Cape Town. They include more modern figures such as Paul Singer, a fraudster who tricked countless people out of their hard-earned money in the 1950s, and Des Traynor, the mastermind of Irish tax evasion schemes for much of the late twentieth century , and not forgetting the most accomplished political rogue of modern times, Charles J. Haughey. Joseph McArdle writes with affection about his colourful rogues, usually seeing more to admire in their cleverness and brazenness than to deplore in the results of their conduct. His rogues may not always be honourable – but they usually are fun and their stories make compelling reading. Irish Rogues and Rascals: Table of Contents Preface - The spinning bishop: Myler Magrath - Eighteenth-century rogues: Garrett Byrne, James Strange, John M'Naghtan - Fighting Fitzgerald: George Robert Fitzgerald - This wicked prelate: Frederick Hervey, Bishop of Derry - Tiger Roche and the giant wheel - The jewels in the crowns: Colonel Blood and Francis Shackleton - The Sinn Fein irreconcilable: Robert Erskine Childers - Speak some good of the dead: John DeLorean - The deadly charmer: James H. Lehman - The man with the golden touch: Paul Singer - Tear him for his bad verses: Francis Stuart - The tribunal rogues: Charles Haughey, Des Traynor, Patrick Gallagher, Ray Burke, Liam Lawlor
Download or read book Rogues to Riches Books 1 7 Box Set written by Erica Ridley and published by Erica Ridley. This book was released on 2024-01-31 with total page 1629 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Irresistible chemistry!" Grab seven full-length romances by a New York Times bestselling author in one fabulous collection! LORD OF CHANCE When Lady Luck wins him in a game of chance—and a wee mishap has them leg-shackled by dawn—have the tables finally turned in this rake's favor? LORD OF PLEASURE When a ẉallflower infiltrates the ton’s most scandalous masquerade ball, she finds herself in the arms—and the bed—of the one man she’d sworn to hate! LORD OF NIGHT He's a serious, sexy Bow Street Runner. She's secretly Robin Hood in a bonnet. Sworn enemies—until a heist gone wrong drops her straight into his arms… LORD OF TEMPTATION Lord Hawkridge fights for a second chance with the woman he loved and lost… but she’s hiding a secret that will destroy everything he thought he knew! LORD OF SECRETS Heath Grenville is the problem-solver for London's elite. When his assignment leads him to the wrong young lady, surely he won't do anything so scandalous as to fall in love… LORD OF VICE Fall in love with fan-favorite Maxwell Gideon, enigmatic owner of the infamous regency gaming den, The Cloven Hoof. Watch as this clever, take-no-prisoners gentleman meets his match! LORD OF THE MASQUERADE Enjoy a fun, fast-paced interracial romance full of banter, scandal, and devastating secrets, when the Duke of Lambley meets the one situation—and woman—he cannot control!
Download or read book The Devil In Disguise Regency Rogues Book 1 written by Stefanie Sloane and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2014-10-09 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first in Stefanie Sloane's intoxicating series of rogues and romance in which a spy must seduce an exquisite lady in order to protect her - and threatens his heart in the charade. Perfect for fans of Sabrina Jeffries, Stephanie Laurens and Eloisa James. Lord William Randall, the Duke of Clairemont, is a rake with little regard for society - a most unlikely suitor for Lady Lucinda Grey. But his latest assignment for the Young Corinthians, an elite spy organisation, involves protecting her from a kidnapping plot. To do this, the notorious 'Iron Will' must use his devilish charm to seduce Lucinda and convince her he's worthy of her attention. William never planned to become enthralled by the lovely Lady Grey - or to lose his own heart in the bargain. Beautiful and fiercely intelligent, Lucinda has managed to gracefully sidestep even the most persistent suitors. Until the Duke of Clairemont, that is. She's tempted by his sinfully sensuous mouth and piercing eyes, and finds it hard to resist the champion thoroughbred he offers her in exchange for the honour of courting her. Can she keep him at arm's length when his touch begs her to let him so much closer? For more sweeping romance check out The Angel In My Arms, The Sinner Who Seduced Me, The Saint Who Stole My Heart, The Scoundrel Takes A Bride and The Wicked Widow Meets Her Match.
Download or read book Rogues Romance and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s written by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2013 with total page 231 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Many popular French films of the 1930s captured the world and brought it into neighborhood cinemas for filmgoers who craved adventure. These films often served as visual postcards from the French empire, which enjoyed an unprecedented visibility in domestic popular culture between the world wars. But the public appetite for the exotic also transcended imperial borders. Exoticist films displayed landscapes and different that lay beyond the metropole, many of which were not subject to European rule. This broad conception of the exotic meant that French narrative cinema represented both colonial and non-colonial settings and populations, developing a coherent set of tropes that were shaped, yet not entirely defined, by the politics of imperial rule. Empire alone cannot address the full range of the French exoticist imaginary that was projected onto movie screens in the 30s. Only by venturing beyond imperial boundaries can we fully understand how the French saw non-Westerners and, by extension, how they saw themselves during this tumultuous decade. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s proposes a critical framework for exoticist cinema that includes and exceeds the limits of empire. From rogue colons to the m tisse in love, from the deserts of North Africa to the streets of Shanghai, this book identifies and analyzes recurring figures, common settings, major stars, plot devices, and narrative outcomes that dominated exoticist cinema at its popular peak.
Download or read book Rogues and Vagabonds written by George R. Sims and published by BoD – Books on Demand. This book was released on 2020-08-14 with total page 398 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Reproduction of the original: Rogues and Vagabonds by George R. Sims
Download or read book Origin and Nature of Rogues in Canning Peas written by Earl J. Renard and published by . This book was released on 1930 with total page 82 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Bikers in Holland written by Marcel van Roosmalen and published by Inmerc. This book was released on 2007-06 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fotoboek over de leden van de motorclub 'The Rogues' uit Opmeer.
Download or read book Rose Room Rogues Boxed Set written by Callie Hutton and published by Callie Hutton LLC. This book was released on 2022-11-12 with total page 863 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A SCANDALOUS PORTRAIT He took one look at the painting and all the air in the room disappeared. . . The Earl of Huntington (Hunt) is a silent partner in a successful gambling hell run by his two brothers. A well-respected member of the ton, he moves about in Society as an unknown agent for the Crown on its most sensitive matters. Lady Diana is a long-time friend of Hunt's with the ability to embroil herself in difficult matters that require his assistance. Once again she needs his help, but this situation could be a major scandal if discovered. Against his better judgment, Hunt agrees to her scheme, but this time the circumstances cause him to view the woman he’d always considered just a friend in a different way. The passion and desire that sparks between them must be squelched since she would never do as his Countess. Scandal follows her every move... A LADY'S TRUST Can he trust his instincts, or is she playing him for a fool? Driscoll Rose and his two brothers own and run The Rose Room, a well-known and profitable gaming club in London. Unknown to those who visit and spend their money there, the brothers also work for the Crown in positions only known to a mysterious man at the Home Office. Miss Amelia Pence is on the run from her step-brother who has nefarious plans for her. Late one rainy night she crawls into Driscoll’s office window and falls at his feet. Intrigued by the woman, he offers her a job as the only female dealer in the Rose Room. Much to Driscoll's frustration, Amelia is secretive about who she is, and where she lives since she can trust no one. The growing attraction between them and his desire for her is causing him to dismiss the fact that crowds of gamblers swarm her table each evening, but the profits she turns in are not what they should be. Can Driscoll convince Amelia to trust him with her secrets or will he discover a deception that contradicts everything he believes in his heart about heart? Just when he decides to confront her, she disappears. . . AN INCONVENIENT ARRANGEMENT Enemies to Lovers He's a rake and a rogue, owns a gambling club and works occasional assignments for the Crown. She's a language genius with a strong dislike for rakes, gambling, and other nefarious pursuits. When they are paired on an assignment animosity turns to passion. But is passion enough when danger comes to call? A ROSE FOR LAURA A tug of war over a house they each want. One will win, but will they both lose their hearts? Keniel Singh is a bi-racial by-blow of the former Earl of Huntington, unknown to his three brothers, owners of the well-known Rose Room gaming house in London. Raised in Jamaica, Keniel learns of his British heritage on his mother's death bed and sets out to find his family. Miss Laura Benson is an almost spinster who champions children on the London streets. She’s in need of a new home to lease for an orphanage she manages. She finds the perfect house, but Mr. Singh is also viewing the property and he plans to purchase it. When he ends up the owner, he offers to help Laura find a property for her orphans. As the attraction grows between the two while they spend time together searching for a suitable home, Keniel holds back, concerned his heritage would cause problems for Laura among her peers. Raised in a more tolerant home, Laura dismisses his issue and is more troubled by Keniel's tie to the sort of business that is patronized by the very men who create the orphans she loves. Will their differences keep them apart?
Download or read book Cecil Dreeme written by Theodore Winthrop and published by . This book was released on 1883 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
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Download or read book The Aesthetics of Service in Early Modern England written by Elizabeth Rivlin and published by Northwestern University Press. This book was released on 2012 with total page 228 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Aesthetics of Service in Early Modern England, Elizabeth Rivlin explores the ways in which servant-master relationships reshaped literature. The early modern servant is enjoined to obey his or her master out of dutiful love, but the servant's duty actually amounts to standing in for the master, a move that opens the possibility of becoming master. Rivlin shows that service is fundamentally a representational practice, in which the servant who acts for a master merges with the servant who acts as a master. Rivlin argues that in the early modern period, servants found new positions as subjects and authors found new forms of literature. Representations of servants and masters became a site of contact between pressing material concerns and evolving aesthetic ones. Offering readings of dramas by Shakespeare, Jonson, and Thomas Dekker and prose fictions by Thomas Deloney and Thomas Nashe, Rivlin suggests that these authors discovered their own exciting and unstable projects in the servants they created.