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Le  Commerce Du Parnasse


This edition of Françoise Pascal’s collection epistolary highlights a rare, innovative and entertaining work by a woman writer unknown today, but in her time a distinguished playwright, poet and painter. Now in its first modern edition, this text provides new insights into seventeenth-century life and the discourses of galanterie and préciosité.





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9780859896672 | Published: 2001
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Cornwall in the Age of Rebellion, 1490-1660

This book brings together a number of specialist scholarly articles published previously in the series Cornish Studies, and presents them in revised form as a history of Cornwall in the early modern period, focussing especially on issues of language, identity and rebellion in the decades between 1490 and 1690.




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9781905816200 | Published: 2020
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Ethics And Politics In Seventeenth Century France


This collection of twenty essays, of which five are in French, written by leading English and French literary and historical scholars, deconstructs the ethical and political framework supporting and circumscribing the actions of a powerful elite in France between the early 1600s and the final years of Louis XIV's reign.





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9780859894661 | Published: 1996
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9780859899123 | Published: 2015
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Faction And Faith


In this book, Anne Duffin draws upon new source material, combining national documents and local family collections with an analysis of churchwardens' accounts, borough records and over 350 wills. She challenges the view that Cornwall was naturally royalist and presents a picture of a politically-aware and religiously-splintered society.





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9780859894357 | Published: 1996
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From Deliverance To Destruction


This is a study of the city of Exeter during the Great Civil War of 1642-46; it offers a lively, immediate account of how one English city slid, inexorably, into the chaos of civil war. The main text is accompanied by a generous collection of transcripts from original seventeenth-century documents.





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9780859894784 | Published: 1996
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Gentry Leaders In Peace And War


The strength of the government of Devon in the early seventeenth century lay in the quality of its leaders. They ruled together in harmony, free from rivalries, the influence of any powerful resident nobles and saved from religious conflicts. This book emphasizes this strength through a series of biographical studies.





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9780859895132 | Published: 1997
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Letters From The Pyrenees


In 1659, Luis de Haro met with Cardinal Jules Mazarin to conclude a peace treaty that would end over twenty years of war. The hitherto unpublished letters sent by Haro to Philip IV offer an account of the negotiations that diverges from Mazarin’s reports. This edition offers a mix of the original letters and summaries, as well as explanatory notes.





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9780859896924 | Published: 2000
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Loyalty And Locality


This volume is a study of popular behaviour during the English Civil War.




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9780859895002 | Published: 1996
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9780859894289 | Published: 1994
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Mediterranean Urban Culture, 1400-1700


The book, after an Introduction, is divided into three sections: neighbours and neighbourhoods; religion, ethnicity and minority groups; culture, politics and society. The coherence of the collection sets up resonances and comparisons which confirm a considerable unity in the concept of Mediterranean urban culture in its broadest sense.




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9780859895781 | Published: 2000
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Population And Society In An East Devon Parish


This book is a vivid and refreshing consideration of everyday life in a town visited by plague, Civil War, religious radicalism and industrial changes.





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9780859896559 | Published: 2002
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