The Extraordinary and the Everyday in Early Modern England

Essays in Celebration of the Work of Bernard Capp

by A. McShane,

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  • 9780230293939
A fascinating collection of essays by renowned and emerging scholars exploring how everyday matters from farting to friendship reveal extraordinary aspects of early modern life, while seemingly exceptional acts and beliefs – such as those of ghosts, prophecies, and cannibalism – illuminate something of the routine experience of ordinary people.
  • Palgrave Macmillan UK; May 2010
  • ISBN: 9780230293939
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  • Title: The Extraordinary and the Everyday in Early Modern England
  • Author: A. McShane (ed.); G. Walker (ed.)
  • Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • 9780230293939

In The Press

'Overall this volume is distinguished by a number of substantial studies, while all the essays at least yield interesting insights and raise intriguing possibilities. They make a fitting tribute.' - Martin Ingram, Brasenose College, Oxford, English Historical Review

About The Author

CATHERINE ARMSTRONG Lecturer in American History, Manchester Metropolitan University, UKANTHONY FLETCHER Professor Emeritus of Social History, the University of London, UKPAUL GRIFFITHS Assistant Professor of Early Modern English Social and Cultural History, Iowa State University, USASTEVE HINDLE Professor of History, the University of Warwick, UKRALPH HOULBROOKE former Professor of Early Modern History, the University of Reading, UKPETER MARSHALL Professor of History, the University of Warwick, UKANGELA MCSHANE Tutor in Graduate Studies (1600-1800), the Victoria and Albert Museum/Royal College of Art, UK DARRYL OGIER States of Guernsey Archivist, UKDARREN OLDRIDGE Lecturer in History, the University of Worcester, UKTIM REINKE-WILLIAMS Lecturer in Economic and Social History, the University of Nottingham, UKKEITH THOMAS Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford, UKDAVID M. TURNER Senior Lecturer in History, Swansea University, UKALEXANDRA WALSHAM Professor of Reformation History, the University of Exeter, UK GARTHINE WALKER Senior Lecturer in History, Cardiff University, UK

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  • 9780230537248
  • 9780230293939