Gift Guide

Material London, ca. 1600 [NOOK Book]


Material London, ca. 1600 reconstructs one of the great world cities at a critical moment in Western history.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Material London, ca. 1600

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$19.49 price
(Save 44%)$34.95 List Price


Material London, ca. 1600 reconstructs one of the great world cities at a critical moment in Western history.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812208399
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/19/2012
  • Series: New Cultural Studies
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Lena Cowen Orlin is Research Professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Executive Director of the Shakespeare Association of America. She is the author of Private Matters and Public Culture in Post-Reformation England and Elizabethan Households: An Anthology.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
—Lena Cowen Orlin

2. London's Dominion: The Metropolis, the Market Economy, and the State
—David Harris Sacks
3. Material London in Time and Space
—Derek Keene
4. Poetaster, the Author, and the Perils of Cultural Production
—Alan Sinfield

5. England's Provinces: Did They Serve or Drive Material London?
—Joan Thirsk
6. Fantastical Colors in Foggy London: The New Fashion Potential of the Late Sixteenth Century
—Jane Schneider
7. "Rugges of London and the Diuell's Band": Irish Mantles and Yellow Starch as Hybrid London Fashion
—Ann Rosalind Jones and Peter Stallybrass
8. Women, Foreigners, and the Regulation of Urban Space in Westward Ho
—Jean E. Howard

9. Material Londoners?
—Ian W. Archer
10. Purgation as the Allure of Mastery: Early Modern Medicine and the Technology of the Self
—Gail Kern Paster
11. London's Vagrant Economy: Making Space for "Low" Subjectivity
—Patricia Fumerton

12. Inside/Out: Women, Domesticity, and the Pleasures of the City
Alice T. Friedman
13. The Authority of the Globe and the Fortune
—Andrew Gurr
14. Building, Buying, and Collecting in London, 1600-1625
—Linda Levy Peck

15. The Topography and Buildings of London, ca. 1600
John Schofield
16. John Day and the Bookshop That Never Was
—Peter W. M. Blayney
17. Boundary Disputes in Early Modern London
—Lena Cowen Orlin

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2014


    Drove them home

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2014


    "Mmkay" she says and leaves

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)