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McShane, Angela

The Extraordinary and the Everyday in Early Modern England

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Extraordinary and the Everyday in Early Modern England
Angela McShane, Garthine Walker

Part I. The Extraordinary in the Everyday

2. Bodily Control and Social Unease: The Fart in Seventeenth-Century England
Keith Thomas

3. The Ambition of a Young Baronet: Sir Thomas Isham of Lamport, 1657–1681
Anthony Fletcher

4. Robert Robertes and Little Cis: An Extraordinary Relationship
Ralph Houlbrooke

5. Punishing Words: Insults and Injuries, 1525–1700
Paul Griffiths

6. The World of Poor Robin’s Intelligence: Comedy and Communication in Late Stuart London
David M. Turner

7. The Strangeness of the Familiar: Witchcraft and the Law in Early Modern England
Garthine Walker

Part II. The Everyday in the Extraordinary

8. Ann Jeffries and the Fairies: Folk Belief and the War on Scepticism in Later Stuart England
Peter Marshall

9. Wyclif’s Well: Lollardy, Landscape and Memory in Post-Reformation England
Alexandra Walsham

10. ‘Boiled and Stewed with Roots and Herbs’: Everyday Tales of Cannibalism in Early Modern Virginia
Catherine Armstrong

11. Glimpses of the Obscure: The Witch Trials of the Channel Islands
Darryl Ogier

12. The Extraordinary Case of the Blood-Drinking and Flesh-Eating Cavaliers
Angela McShane

13. Mother Shipton and the Devil
Darren Oldridge

14. ‘Bleedinge Afreshe’? The Affray and Murder at Nantwich, 19 December 1572
Steve Hindle

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

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
265 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230293939
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35897-7

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