Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2012

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719053184

Bookseller Code (06)


The politics of the public sphere in early modern England

Public Persons and Popular Spirits

Peter Lake and Steven Pincus

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Covers a long period - Reformation to late seventeeth century, in a book organised around a coherent theme
  • Designed to make the whole period look different and to draw on issues from different sub-fields - cultural, political, religious and social history - to create a new narrative of the period
  • Connects early modern English history to wider concerns about the nature and history of the public sphere
  • Addresses some of the central questions in the recent historiography of early modern England in a comprehensive way