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Author Lord, Evelyn.

Title The hell-fire clubs : sex, Satanism and secret societies / Evelyn Lord
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 247 pages)
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Illustrations""; ""The Hell-Fire Clubs Time Line""; ""Introduction""; ""CHAPTER 1 Prelude to the Fires of Hell""; ""CHAPTER 2 Gentlemen�s Clubs, Journalistic Hacks, the Mohocks and Change""; ""CHAPTER 3 The Hell-Fire Clubs""; ""CHAPTER 4 Interlude Abroad: the Grand Tour, Dilettanti and Divans""; ""CHAPTER 5 The Medmenham Friars""; ""CHAPTER 6 Essay on Woman: the Friars Exposed""; ""CHAPTER 7 Public Men and Private Vices""; ""CHAPTER 8 Scotland and the Fires of Hell""; ""CHAPTER 9 Beefsteaks, Demoniacs, Dalkey and Colonial America""; ""Conclusion""
""Notes""""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hell Fire Club (Medmenham, England)
England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008016696
ISBN 0300177100 (electronic bk.)
9780300177107 (electronic bk.)