Revolutionizing Politics

Revolutionizing Politics Culture and Conflict in England, 1620-60 - Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain

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Synopsis

In this fascinating collection, twelve colleagues of the late Mark Kishlansky come together to reconsider the meanings of England's mid-seventeenth-century revolution. Their chapters range widely: from shipboard to urban conflicts; from court sermons to local finances; from debates over hairstyles to debates over the meanings of regicide; from courtrooms to pamphlet wars; and from religious rights to human rights. Taken together, they indicate how we might improve our understanding of a turbulent epoch in political history by approaching it more modestly and quietly than historians of recent decades have often done. Revolutionising politics will appeal to professional historians and their students interested in the social, cultural, religious and legal history of seventeenth-century English politics. Specific chapters will interest scholars in book history, the cultural history of politics and the history of political, civil and human rights.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526148155
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 320.94209032
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 296
Weight: -1g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm