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Riot, rebellion and popular politics in early modern England

By: Wood, Andy

Part of the Social history in perspective series
0333637623 / 9780333637623
Paperback
12/11/2001
Stock expected by 16/04/2021
United Kingdom
22 cm xv, 227p.
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ANDY WOOD is Senior Lecturer in social history at the University of East Anglia.

This text provides the a critical overview of the new social history of politics in early modern England.

It examines the shifting place of popular politics within the polity, focusing in particular on collective disorder.

Rebellions and riots are examined alongside the deeper political cultures of the commons of Tudor and Stuart England.

Attention is given to enclosure and food riots seditious speech elite perceptions of plebeian politics ritual, gender and the forms of popular protest literacy and the impact of print.

BIC:

1DBKE England, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLH Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700

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