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Webb, Caroline

Overview
Works: 5 works in 25 publications in 1 language and 1,135 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Biographies  Sources  Travel writing  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DA501.K56, 327.2092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Caroline Webb
The Earl and his butler in Constantinople : the secret diary of an English servant among the Ottomans by Nigel Webb( )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Hay, 8th Earl of Kinnoull, was an unconventional ambassador. A Scottish aristocrat who had been imprisoned for his Jacobite sympathies and almost bankrupted by his involvement in the South Sea Bubble, Lord Kinnoull had no previous diplomatic experience when he was unexpectedly appointed ambassador to the Ottoman Empire in 1729. Leaving his wife and family of ten at their Yorkshire home, Lord Kinnoull departed England for Constantinople with his political, financial and personal suitability for the role all in doubt. How would he cope with the complex world of international politics? Or
Visitors to Verona : lovers, gentlemen and adventurers by Caroline Webb( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even before the advent of mass tourism, Verona was a popular destination with travellers, including those undertaking the popular 'Grand Tour' across Europe. In this book, Caroline Webb compares the experiences of travellers from the era of Shakespeare to the years following the incorporation of the Veneto into the new kingdom of Italy in 1866. She considers their reasons for visiting Verona as well as their experiences and expectations once they arrived. The majority of English visitors between 1670 and 1760 were young members of the aristocracy, accompanied by tutors, who arrived on their way to or from Rome, as part of a 'Grand Tour' intended to 'finish' their classical education. With the Industrial Revolution in the second half of the eighteenth century, and the resultant increasing wealth of the upper middle classes, the number of visitors to Verona increased although this tourism was derailed once Napoleon invaded Italy in the late 1790s. After 1815 and the allied victory at Waterloo there was a new flood of visitors, previously deprived of the opportunity of continental travel during the Napoleonic wars. As the nineteenth century progressed, especially with the arrival of the railway, an increasing number of visitors appeared from across Europe and even from across the Atlantic, keen to explore the fabled city of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. In comparing a myriad of varied accounts, this book provides an unrivalled perspective on the history of one of Italy's most seductive cities
The Earl and his butler in Constantinople : introducing the diary of Mr Samuel Medley, butler, 1733-1736 by Nigel Webb( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Sugar Face and his Moll by Nigel Webb( Book )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline Webb papers by Caroline Webb( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Caroline Webb, an African American woman from Iowa who lived in Madison and Chicago during the early twentieth century, documenting her family relations and friendship with Henry H. Proctor through correspondence, her personal finances, and the deaths of her son and parents. The materials also document the experiences of Webb's son, Andrew, as a child growing up in Madison through a photograph album, circa 1920, and as a patient at the Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium in Chicago through a scrapbook he created, 1931-1934. Also present are several dozen photographic images of African American men, women, children, and infants (circa 1880s), funeral memorial cards, and portraits of Webb's acquaintances
 
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The Earl and his butler in Constantinople : the secret diary of an English servant among the Ottomans
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The Earl and his butler in Constantinople : introducing the diary of Mr Samuel Medley, butler, 1733-1736
Languages
English (25)