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Published: 01 February 2010

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719079849

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Impostures in Early Modern England

Representations and Perceptions of Fraudulent Identities

Tobias B. Hug

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Asks why certain identities were perceived as false and in what contexts
  • Longue-durée analysis
  • Reinterprets some crucial arguments of recent publications on particular aspects of the topic such as evolutionistic interpretations of imposture