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Modern England

R. K. Webb

Modern England

from the eighteenth century to the present

by R. K. Webb

  • 347 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementR. K. Webb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA470 .W4 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 685 p. :
      Number of Pages685
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4415916M
      ISBN 100060469749
      LC Control Number79019829

      The book Memory’s Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England, Jennifer Summit is published by University of Chicago Press. The Chicago Distribution Center is temporarily closed. We are delivering some of our books from alternative locations, though others may be delayed. This book should also prove useful in the classroom It is only fitting that a book so productively devoted to the history of textual consumption should itself appeal to a wide audience."— and Readers in Early Modern England examines readers, reading, and publication practices from the Renaissance to the Restoration. The.

        A Short History of Early Modern England presents the historical and cultural information necessary for a richer understanding of English Renaissance literature.. Written in a clear and accessible style for an undergraduate level audience; Gives an overview of the period’s history as well as an understanding of the historiographic issues. Over the years I've read and bought stacks of books about England: picture books, travel guides, cookery books, historical novels, history books. England holds an endless fascination for me and I never tire of finding yet another book, yet another look at a familiar or not so familiar period or event.

      Book Description. For the people of early modern England, the dividing line between the natural and supernatural worlds was both negotiable and porous - particularly when it came to issues of authority. This twelfth volume in the Print Networks series comprises a range of papers from recent conferences on the early modern book trade. Collectively, they explore the practices and perceptions of print production, the circulation of texts and connections between book-trade personnel in Britain and Europe between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth centuries.


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