Table of contents for John Wilkes : the lives of a libertine / John Sainsbury.

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CONTENTS
List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
INTRODUCTION: Wilkes in Private and Public			
CHAPTER 1 Family							
Favorite Son
Neglectful Husband
Sentimental Father
Apotheosis of the Domestic Libertine
CHAPTER 2 Ambition						
Patrician in the Making
Whig Champion
The Field of Honor
CHAPTER 3 Sex							
The Company of Rakes
Medmenham Monks
Sex and the Public Man
Gertrude Corradini and Jane Barnard
Chapter 4 Religion						
The Character of a Deist
¿Jokes on Christianity¿
Wars of Religion and Reputation
¿Unlimited Toleration¿
CHAPTER 5 Class							
The Trouble with Friends
¿Damned Aristocracy¿
Vicious Lords, Annoying Aldermen, and an Injured Queen
CHAPTER 6 Money							
The Debtor as Patriot Hero
King¿s Bench Debtors
Vice versus Virtue: The Election for Chamberlain
CONCLUSION: A Vivid Enigma					
APPENDIX: Authorship of An Essay on Woman			
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wilkes, John, 1727-1797.
Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Whig Party (Great Britain) -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789.
Libertinism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.