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- Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 46.00
The social history of early modern England has become a lively area of publication and debate. This volume attempts both to take stock of distinct directions in the field and to suggest fresh perspectives on some central aspects of the period. The distinguished contributors bring to bear upon the theme of order and disorder their diversity of experience... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 63.00
Seventeen distinguished historians of early modern Britain pay tribute to an outstanding scholar and teacher, presenting reviews of major areas of debate. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 38.00
This book provides a new approach to the history of social conflict, popular politics and plebeian culture and has implications for understandings of class identity, popular culture, riot, custom and social relations. Above all, the book challenges the claim that early modern England was a hierarchical, 'pre-class' society. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
This is the first study of how masculinity and femininity informed criminal behaviour and the treatment of men and women before the courts of early modern England. It shows that women were not treated leniently by the courts, and casts fresh light on the complexities of everyday life. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00
This study challenges traditional views of married life in eighteenth-century England. It presents a new picture of power in marriage and the household, and shows also that ideas about adultery and domestic violence evolved during this period, influenced by profound shifts in cultural attitudes about sexuality and violence. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 49.00
This book looks at popular religion in early modern England, using detailed accounts of local conflicts to bring the religion of ordinary people to life. Unlike other studies, it examines not magical beliefs but orthodox religion, and shows how the gentry and people co-operated in regulating religion. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 55.00
This book looks at the last years of Henry VIII's life, 1539-47, conventionally seen as a time when the king persecuted Protestants. The book argues that Henry's policies were much more ambiguous, and that it was during these years that English Protestantism's eventual identity was determined. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
Nathan Johnstone examines the concept of the Devil in English culture between the Reformation and the English Civil War. The author looks at the ways in which beliefs about the nature of the Devil changed as a consequence of the Reformation, and its impact on religious, literary and political culture. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
This is a study of popular responses to the English Reformation, analysing how ordinary people received, interpreted, debated, and responded to religious change. It differs from other studies by arguing that even at the popular level, political and theological processes were inseparable in the sixteenth century. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 42.00
This study traces the transition of treason from a personal crime against the monarch to a modern crime against the impersonal state, consisting of studies of four major state treason trials in England including that of the Earl of Strafford in 1641 and of King Charles I in 1649. more...