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Lemmings, David

Moral Panics, the Media and the Law in Early Modern England

Lemmings, David - Moral Panics, the Media and the Law in Early Modern England, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Law and Order, Moral Panics, and Early Modern England
David Lemmings

2. The Concept of the Moral Panic: An Historico-Sociological Positioning
David Rowe

3. ‘This Newe Army of Satan’: The Jesuit Mission and the Formation of Public Opinion in Elizabethan England
Alexandra Walsham

4. Cross-Dressing and Pamphleteering in Early Seventeenth-Century London
Anna Bayman

5. Fear Made Flesh: The English Witch-Panic of 1645–7
Malcolm Gaskill

6. ‘A sainct in shewe, a Devill in deede’: Moral Panics and Anti-Puritanism in Seventeenth-Century England
Tim Harris

7. ‘Remember Justice Godfrey’: The Popish Plot and the Construction of Panic in Seventeenth-Century Media
Claire Walker

8. The Dark Side of Enlightenment: The London Journal, Moral Panics, and the Law in the Eighteenth Century
David Lemmings

9. Forgers and Forgery: Severity and Social Identity in Eighteenth-Century England
Randall McGowen

10. ‘How frail are Lovers vows, and Dicers oaths’: Gaming, Governing and Moral Panic in Britain, 1781–1782
Donna T. Andrew

11. A Moral Panic in Eighteenth-Century London? The ‘Monster’ and the Press
Cindy McCreery

12. The British Jacobins: Folk Devils in the Age of Counter-Revolution?
Michael T. Davis

13. Conclusion: Moral Panics, Law and the Transformation of the Public Sphere in Early Modern England
David Lemmings

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Social History, Cultural History, History of Early Modern Europe, Modern History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
290 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230274679
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35806-9

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