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Published: 01 February 2016

288 Pages

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9780719099830

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News and Rumour in Jacobean England

Information, Court Politics and Diplomacy, 1618-25

David Coast

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Now available in paperback
  • Contributes significantly to a wide range of current debates about early modern censorship, propaganda and rumour, court politics and the nature and success of James I>'s style of kingship
  • Based on a wide range of extraordinarily rich manuscript material, much of which has barely been used by historians
  • Examines perceptions about politics that were often highly distorted
  • Embeds analytical concerns about the concealment, manipulation and distortion of political news in vibrant narrative case studies