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Published: 11 June 2015

336 Pages | 13 black-and-white halftones; 1 map


ISBN: 9780198732686

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Samuel Pepys and his Books

Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Kate Loveman

  • Draws on Pepys's famous diary of the 1660s and on his extensive collections
  • Examines unpublished and little known material
  • Includes significant new discoveries about Pepys's life and Restoration culture
  • Adopts a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach, combining insights from literary studies, political history, sociology, and the history of science