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$27.95

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Published: 01 February 2016

304 Pages | 5 Halftones, black & white

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9780719099779


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The Cooke Sisters

Education, Piety and Politics in Early Modern England

Gemma Allen

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Now available in paperback
  • The first published full-length study of the Cooke sisters, based on all their own writings, providing a comprehensive and essential analysis of their remarkable lives
  • Offers a different approach to current ideas concerning the futility of sixteenth-century women>'s education. The sisters>' learning provided them with opportunities to communicate their political and religious priorities
  • Provides a different approach to the activities of these Elizabethan politicians through study of their wives
  • Provides a new perspective on Elizabethan political and religious culture by reconstructing the sisters>' political and religious networks, thus becoming essential reading for sixteenth-century historians
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