1 edition of SEVENTEENTH-century England found in the catalog.
by Ward Lock Educational inassociation with the Open University in London
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Ann Hughes. Vol.1, Primary sources.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||401|
This pioneering book explores for the first time how ordinary women of the early modern period in England understood and experienced their bodies. Using letters, popular literature, and detailed legal records from courts that were obsessively concerned with regulating morals, the book recaptures seventeenth-century popular understandings of sex and reproduction. By the middle of the seventeenth century there w alehouses in England, one for every hundred inhabitants. Syphilis, known as ‘the great pox’ was common and the usual treatment was for the sufferer to be brought up to simmering point in a bath of mercury.
Catechisms and Women's Writing in Seventeenth-Century England is a study of early modern women's literary use of catechizing. Paula McQuade examines original works composed by women - both in manuscript and print, as well as women's copying and redacting of catechisms - and construction of these materials from other sources. Through a series of specific case studies, the book highlights a wide range of ideas, beliefs and approaches to creativity that existed in seventeenth-century England and places them in the context of the prevailing intellectual, social and cultural trends of the period. In so doing, it draws into focus the profound changes that were emerging.
From angels to demonic specters, astonishing visions to devilish terrors, dreams inspired, challenged, and soothed the men and women of seventeenth-century New England. English colonists considered dreams to be fraught messages sent by nature, God, or the Devil; Indians of the region often welcomed dreams as events of tremendous significance. TY - BOOK. T1 - Women Philosophers of Seventeenth-Century England. T2 - Selected Correspondence. AU - Broad, Jacqueline. PY - Y1 - N2 - This volume is an edited collection of private letters and published epistles to and from English women philosophers of the early modern period (c. –).Cited by: 1.
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In his most famous book, "The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century," Miller adopted a cultural approach to illuminate the worldview of the Puritans. This distinguished him from most previous historians, who employed psychological and economic explanations of their beliefs and behavior/5(13).
The book was published by Messrs. Macmillan in London in An American edition was published in by Messrs. Harper and Row, under the present title, The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century.
The book enjoyed a modest success. This book argues that sovereignty is the first-order question of political order, and that seventeenth-century England provides an important case study in the roots of its modern iterations.
It offers fresh readings of Thomas Hobbes, John Milton, and Andrew Marvell, as. book review Hot Protestants: a history of Puritanism in England and America by Michael P. Winship, New Haven & London, Yale University Press,xiv +.
Get this from a library. Restoration: a novel of seventeenth-century England. [Rose Tremain] -- In seventeenth-century England, the King ensures his mistress's safety by having Robert Merivel, son of a glovemaker, marry her, but Merivel falls in love with his wife, is cast out of courtly life. The Seventeenth Century Lady Andrea Zuvich is a historian specialising in the Stuart period ().
She is also a historical consultant (for film, radio, & TV), an authoress, and an audiobook narrator. Books shelved as 17th-century-history: The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell, American Holocaust: Columbus and the Conquest of the New World by David E.
The book was published by Messrs. Macmillan in LondoninAnAmericaneditionwaspublishedinbyMessrs. Harper and Row, under the present title, The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century.
The book enjoyed a modest success. A second edition, pub-lished in London inwas reprinted in and and it has. And yet, for many, America still seemed a better bet than England. For much of the 17th century, England was in a state of persistent crisis. Between religious ructions, civil war, plague and the.
Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world. About; Books this should be the first book on his bibliography.” one of the most influential writers on seventeenth century England and leading Marxist. A catalog record for this book is available from the British Library.
Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication data Evenden, Doreen. The midwives of seventeenth-century London / Doreen Evenden. – (Cambridge studies in the history of medicine) Includes bibliographical references and index.
isbn (hc) 1. ←Books published in the 17th century → s books Subcategories. This category has the following 18 subcategories, out of 18 total. The ELZEVIR FAMILY operated active presses in Leyden, The Hague, Utrecht, and Amsterdam from towith their greatest, most characteristic work being done across the heart of the 17th century — roughly –The great WING BIBLIOGRAPHY of books printed in Great Britain and British America, and English-language books printed in other countries, covers the years – "A good introduction to 17th-century British cookery" - by Andrea Zuvich (England, United Kingdom) A very enjoyable little introduction to the world of British cooking in the 17th-century.
Brears has enthusiasm for the subject which shines off the page. Add to my List. "'Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-century England' presents a unique collection of source materials on women's lives in sixteenth-and seventeenth-century England.
The book introduced a wonderfully. Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.
Helplessness in the face of disease and human disaster helped to perpetuate this belief in magic and the supernatural. As Keith Thomas shows, England during these years resembled in many 4/5(9).
Censorship profoundly affected early modern writing. Censorship and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century England offers a detailed picture of early modern censorship and investigates the pressures that censorship exerted on seventeenth-century authors, printers, and publishers.
In the s, Britain witnessed a civil war, the judicial execution of a king, the restoration of his son, and an Author: Randy Robertson. The renowned historian and biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, investigates the lot of women in seventeenth-century g on period diaries, letters, and other papers, Fraser sketches portraits of a variety of women, both highborn and humble, during the tumultuous century between the death of Elizabeth and Queen Anne’s assumption of the throne/5(15).
Literary Criticism of Seventeenth-Century England by C.V.S Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N Gunatilleke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy offers a uniquely comprehensive and authoritative overview of early-modern philosophy written by an international team of specialists.
As with previous Cambridge Histories of Philosophy the subject is treated by topic and theme, and since. In A Social History of Truth, Shapin engages these universal questions through an elegant recreation of a crucial period in the history of early modern science: the social world of gentlemen-philosophers in seventeenth-century England.
Steven Shapin paints a vivid picture of the relations between gentlemanly culture and scientific practice.Household Medicine in Seventeenth-Century England is an innovative and rich investigation of how domestic and commercial medical care were combined to treat diseases in this period.
She reveals in unprecedented detail the rich currents of information that flowed between individuals and were transferred between generations.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Seventeenth Century England: Milton and Marvell Unit 7: A Changing Paperback at the best online prices at .