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Published: 07 September 2012

352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199641789

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England's Culture Wars

Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Bernard Capp

  • Provides the first in-depth and wide-ranging survey of English social and cultural life in the period of the English Revolution
  • Links the familiar world of Parliament and Cromwell to what was happening on the ground across England
  • Explores regulation of sexual behaviour and drink and language
  • Examines the position of music, plays, dress, sports, and duelling in this period
  • Explores the propaganda wars and the character of parish religion and church services, following the suppression of the prayer book