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Connecting centre and locality: Political communication in early modern England

Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey


This collection of essays is set up to explore the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the degree to which connections were forged between politics in London, Whitehall and Westminster, and politics in the localities, and the patterns and processes that can be recovered. The fundamental goal is to foster a dialogue between two prominent strands within recent historiography, and between the work of social and political historians of the early modern period. Chapters by leading historians o ... More

Keywords: political communication, centre and locality, print culture, state and society, local agency, multiple publics, early modern Britain, manuscript circulation, Parliament

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526147158
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526147165


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris R. Kyle, editor
Syracuse University

Jason Peacey, editor
University College London

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