The coffeehouse


An entertaining 16-minute TED talk by Matthew Green on coffeehouses of the 17th and 18th centuries – here.

A British Library article by Matthew White, ‘Newspapers, gossip and coffee-house culture’, can also be found here.


27 long form articles on Casanova’s life and times are freely available here

‘Casanova in Paris: The Shadows of the King’ is freely available here.


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