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Published: 05 May 2005

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719057687


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Catholics and the protestant nation

Religious politics and identity in early modern England

Ethan H. Shagan

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Integrates Catholics history into the mainstream of early modern English history, and argues that many conventional topics have been incompletely understood because scholars have not recognized the role of Catholicism
  • Half of contributors are leading scholars of early modern religion and the Reformation who have independently arrived at the conclusion that the ghettoisation of English Catholicism as a subject has prevented them from understanding their own specialties
  • Considers the political engagement of English Catholics and their extended dialogue with the English government and Protestant population, and in so doing offers a direct challenge to the view that imagines early modern English Catholics as a politically quiescent community
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