The Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith by Knud HaakonssenAlthough Adam Smith is best known as the founder of scientific economics and an early proponent of the modern market economy, political economy is only one part of his comprehensive intellectual system. Consisting of a theory of mind and its functions in language, arts, science and social intercourse, Smiths system was a towering contribution to the Scottish Enlightenment. This Companion provides an up-to-date examination of all aspects of Smiths thought. Collectively, the essays take into account his multiple contexts--Scottish, British, European, Atlantic, biographical, institutional, political and philosophical.
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Inspiration: Beatrix Potter was born into a privileged household in 19 th Century England and was raised and educated by governesses . This meant that as Beatrix was growing up she had many pets and she saw them as her friends and playmates. These pets were the inspiration for most of the characters in her books. For example, her favorite pets were two rabbits named Peter and Benjamin. Along with rabbits she had frogs, newts, ferrets, and even a pet bat .
Discover all about the amazing characters that inhabit the World of Beatrix Potter. - Potter fills her storybooks with talking animals—rabbits, mice, squirrels, cats, a frog, a hedgehog, a badger, and a fox—that live in gardens, woodlands, ponds, and meadows.
Frank Delaney enquires into the more complex woman behind the safe and warm-hearted stories. Her appeal is so powerful that museums hold her in permanent exhibition — and some of them even commemorate her solely. Hollywood has trawled through her life, if somewhat on tiptoe. The great and the good have acknowledged her influence and the affection she inspires. Pottery, apparel, wallpaper — all kinds of domestic accoutrements bear her quaint, unthreatening drawings; her inescapably fluffy image has driven a licensing industry that has been worth millions. They lived with their mother in a sand bank under the root of a big fir tree…. The daughter of Manchester Unitarians rich out of the cotton trade, Helen Beatrix Potter, born Saturday, 28 July , grew up in a fully-serviced Kensington house.
Beatrix Potter July 28, - December 22, was an English author and illustrator of popular children's books which feature anthropomorphic animals. Although born in London, Beatrix Potter developed a love of nature while exploring the countryside on family vacations in her childhood. She began sketching and painting animals and plants at an early age. She also enjoyed drawing illustrations for fairy tales and other popular stories, and she began to earn money as an illustrator when she was in her twenties. Around the same time, she started including illustrated short stories in her letters to the children of her former governess. In , she expanded one of the stories and self-published it as The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The commercial edition published the following year was an immediate success and launched her writing career.
The wildly imaginative works of Beatrix Potter have entertained readers for decades. But is there more to her work than kittens in pinafores and toads in dinner jackets? Our extensive collection of her illustrations, unpublished sketches and personal letters reveal a lifelong affinity for the natural world as well as for anthropomorphic fantasy. Beatrix Potter was fascinated by the natural world from an early age. With her younger brother Bertram, she kept a menagerie of animals in the nursery - at various times they kept rabbits, mice, lizards, a bat, a frog and a snake. The children studied their pets' behaviour, and Beatrix made many detailed drawings of them in a homemade sketchbook.