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Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750

1st Edition

By Barry Reay

Routledge

235 pages

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Explores the important aspects of popular cultures during the period 1550 to 1750. Barry Reay investigates the dominant beliefs and attitudes across all levels of society as well as looking at different age, gender and religious groups.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Sexualities.

2. Orality, literacy and print.

3. Religions.

4. Witchcraft.

5. Festive Drama and Ritual.

6. Riots and the Law.

7. Popular Cultures.

Select Bibliography.

Index.

About the Series

Themes In British Social History

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain