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The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Christina H. Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the Spanish elite’s fixation on social and racial “passing” and “passers” as represented in a wide range of texts produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It examines ... More

Black Bartholomew's DayPreaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More

Brave CommunityThe Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

John Gurney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This is a full-length modern study of the Diggers or ‘True Levellers’, who were among the most remarkable of the radical groups to emerge during the English Revolution of 1640–60. Acting at a time of ... More

The Character of English Rural SocietyEarls Colne, 1550-1750

The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Henry French and Richard Hoyle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book uses a study of a north Essex village to make a contribution to our knowledge of England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Earls Colne has been well known to historians as the ... More

Deism in Enlightenment EnglandTheology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science

Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078729
eISBN:
9781781703304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078729.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores at length the French and English Catholic literary revivals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These parallel but mostly independent movements include writers ... More

Enlightening EnthusiasmProphecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Lionel Laborie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the nature and significance of religious enthusiasm in early Enlightenment England. In the early modern period, the term ‘enthusiasm’ was a smear word used to discredit the ... More

George IIIKing and Politicians 1760-1770

George III: King and Politicians 1760-1770

Peter D. G. Thomas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064289
eISBN:
9781781700310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064289.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The eighteenth century was long deemed ‘the classical age of the constitution’ in Britain, with cabinet government based on a two-party system of Whigs and Tories in Parliament, and a monarchy whose ... More

Impostures in Early Modern EnglandRepresentations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Impostures in Early Modern England: Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Tobias B. Hug

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079849
eISBN:
9781781702413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079849.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Impostors and impostures featured prominently in the political, social and religious life of early modern England. Who was likely to be perceived as impostor, and why? This book offers a full-scale ... More

Insular ChristianityAlternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Insular Christianity: Alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Robert Armstrong and Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086984
eISBN:
9781781704981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086984.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This focused collection of essays offers a dynamic new perspective on the evolution of post-reformation religious communities within Britain and Ireland. A wide-ranging comparison of Catholicism and ... More

The Lancashire WitchesHistories and Stories

The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Robert Poole

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a major study of England's biggest and best-known witch trial, which took place in 1612, when ten witches were arraigned and hanged in the village of Pendle in Lancashire. In it, 11 ... More

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