The Material Letter in Early Modern England

ISBN: 9781349308286

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The first major socio-cultural study of manuscript letters and letter-writing practices in early modern England. Daybell examines a crucial period in the development of the English vernacular letter before Charles I’s postal reforms in 1635, one that witnessed a significant extension of letter-writing skills throughout society.

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The Material Letter in Early Modern England
ISBN-13:
9781349308286
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Published Date:
20120101
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
357
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.50 H x 5.51 W (inches)

JAMES DAYBELL is professor of Early Modern British History at Plymouth University, UK, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is author of Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England (2006); editor of Early Modern Women's Letter-Writing, 1450-170(2001), Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450-1700 (2004), and (with Peter Hinds) Material Readings of Early Modern Culture, 1580-1730 (2010).

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JAMES DAYBELL is professor of Early Modern British History at Plymouth University, UK, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is author of Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England (2006); editor of Early Modern Women’s Letter-Writing, 1450-170(2001), Women and Politics in Early Modern England, 1450-1700 (2004), and (with Peter Hinds) Material Readings of Early Modern Culture, 1580-1730 (2010).

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