Identity and Agency in England, 1500-1800

Identity and Agency in England, 1500-1800

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ISBN-13: 9781349513529
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/23/2004
Edition description: 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

HELEN BERRY Lecturer in History, University of Newcastle, UK
STEVE HINDLE Professor of History, University of Warwick, UK
PETER KING Professor of Social History, University College, Northampton, UK
CRAIG MULDREW Lecturer in History, Queen's College, Cambridge, UK
ALEXANDRA SHEPARD Lecturer in History, Christ's College, Cambridge, UK
JUDITH SPICKSLEY ESRC Research Fellow, Department of History, University of Hull, UK
PHIL WITHINGTON Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen, UK

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction - Identity and Agency in England, 1500-1800; H.French Civility, Honesty and the Identification of the Deserving Poor in Seventeenth-Century England; S.Hindle Social Inequality, Identity and the Labouring Poor in Eighteenth-Century England; P.King Honesty, Worth and Gender in Early Modern England, 1560-1640; A.Shepard A Dynamic Model of Social Relations: Celibacy, Credit and the Identity of the 'Spinster' in Seventeenth-Century England; J.Spicksley Class and Credit: Social Identity, Wealth and the Life Course in Early Modern England; C.Muldrew Sense and Singularity: The Social Experiences of John Marsh and Thomas Stutterd in Late-Georgian England; H.Berry Agency, Custom, and the English Corporate System; P.Withington Bibliography

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