First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
D.R. Woolf, Professor of History at Dalhousie University, has held research fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Harry Ranson Humanities Research Center, and the Institute for Advanced Study.
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