Escape With Me Bibliography

BOOKS/ARTICLES/MAGAZINES

Black, Jeremy: British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolutions, 1783-1793, Cambridge University Press, 1994, ISBN 0521466849
Black, Jeremy: Parliament and Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century, Cambridge University Press, 2004, ISBN 0521833310
Cranfield, Ingrid: Georgian House Style: An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book, David & Charles Publishers, 2002, 071531226X
Cruickshank, Dan: The Secret History of Georgian London: How the Wages of Sin Shaped the Capital, Random House Books, 2009, ISBN 1847945376
Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington: Chronicles of Bow Street police-office, Chapman and Hall, 1888, ISBN 1112456848
Gatrell, Vic: City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-century London, Atlantic Books, 2006, ISBN 1843543214
Guillery, Peter: The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London, Yale University Press, 2004, ISBN 0300102380
Henderson, Tony: Disorderly Women in Eighteenth-Century London: Prostitution and Control in the Metropolis, 1730-1830, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1999, ISBN 0582264219
Hibbert, Christopher: The English: A Social History, 1066-1945, Grafton Books, 1987, ISBN 0246121815
Jupp, Peter: Lord Grenville, 1759-1834, Oxford University Press, USA, 1985, ISBN 0198200617
Marks, Mary A.M.: England and America, 1763 to 1783, Cornell University Lib, 2009, ISBN 1112124004 [Reprint]
McCreery, Cindy: The Satirical Gaze, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0199267561
Moore, Les. "Knobs, Latches, and Levers". Old-House Journal. Jan-Feb 2002: 35-38.
Platt, Richard: Smuggling in the British Isles, Tempus Publishing Ltd, 2007, ISBN 075244249X
Reich, Jerome R: British Friends of the American Revolution, M.E. Sharpe, 1997, ISBN 0765600749
Reith, Gerda: The Age of Chance: Gambling in Western Culture, Psychology Press, 2002, ISBN 0415263093
Ribeiro, Aileen: The Art of Dress: Fashion in England and France, 1750-1820, Yale University Press, 1995, ISBN 0300062877
Rubenhold, Hallie: The Covent Garden Ladies, The History Press LTD, 2005, ISBN 0752428500
Russell, Willaim Clark: Representative Actors, Adamant Media Corporation, 2005, ISBN 0543845524 (Reprint)
Schwartz, Richard B: Daily Life in Johnson's London, University of Wisconsin Press, 1983, ISBN 0299094944
Styles, John: The Dress of the People: Everyday Fashion in Eighteenth-Century England, Yale University Press, 2008, ISBN 0300121199
Waugh, Norah: The Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1900, Routledge, Inc, 1987, ISBN 0878300252
Weintraub, Stanley: Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775-1783, Free Press, 2005, ISBN 0743226879
Yue, Charlotte: Shoes: their history in words and pictures, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997, ISBN 0395726670

ONLINE

ON LONDON
Bow Street: a little bit of history.
London Lives (1690-1800): a comprehensive site on "crime, poverty, and social policy in the metropolis." Highly useful.
Covent Garden: the history section is useful.
London Police History Vauxhall Gardens: I know this pleasure garden wasn't called Vauxhall Gardens until 1785, but I'm calling artistic license on using Vauxhall instead of New Spring Gardens. Vauxhall sounds way cooler.
Pleasure Gardens & Tea Rooms London's Gentlemen Clubs London's Pantheon Richard Horwood's Plan of London and Westminster, 1792: Very, very, very useful.
Travelling in London Restoration & 18th Century Drama: On London's "Licensed" Theaters

ON RELEVANT HISTORY
Consumer Price Inflation Since 1750
Naval Operations in the American Revolutionary War
Widening of the Naval War Yorktown & The War's End
NPR Interview of Stanley Weintraub: 'Iron Tears,' a British View of American Revolution
Lakagígar: A volcanic fissure south of Iceland that erupted in June 1783
BBC Timewatch, "Killer Cloud" (2007): a documentary by the BBC on the 1783 eruption of Laki.

ON IMPORTANT FIGURES OF THE TIME
Frederick North: Prime Minister of Great Britain 1770-1782
Charles Watson-Wentworth: Prime Minister of Great Britain 1765-1766 & Mar-Jul 1782
William Petty-FitzMaurice: Prime Minister of Great Britain Jul 1782 - Apr 1783
William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck: Prime Minister of Great Britain Apr-Dec 1783
William Pitt the Younger: Prime Minister of Great Britain Dec 1783 - 1801
Henry and John Fielding: half-brothers involved with the Bow Street Runners.

COSTUME
Reine des Centfeuilles: historical clothing collection and reproductions. Many beautiful pictures!
LACMA: one of their collections pertains to costume and textiles. High-res images!

MISCELLANEOUS
Brain, Marshall. How Flintlock Guns Work: a great guide to single-shot flintlock guns, including names of the various parts.
Francis, Grose. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, S. Hooper, 1785 -- an indispensable resource if you want your characters to use era-appropriate slang. Use with discretion.