Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England

by Ayesha Mukherjee

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138811164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/19/2014
Pages: 286
Sales rank: 1,011,265
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ayesha Mukherjee is Lecturer in English at the University of Exeter. Her research is focused on early modern English literature and cultural history.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Problem of Dearth in Early Modern England

2. Literatures of Dearth

3. Dearth and Knowledge-making

4. Dearth Science, Sustainability, and the Economy of Manure

5. Sustainable Households

6. Trading in Dearth

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