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Revel, Riot, and Rebellion Popular Politics and Culture in England 1603-1660

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ISBN-10: 0192851934

ISBN-13: 9780192851932

Edition: 1996

Authors: David Underdown

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What do maypoles, charivari processions, and stoolball matches have to do with the English civil war? A great deal, argues Underdown in this provocative reinterpretation of the English Revolution. Underdown uses case histories of three western countries to show that the war was, above all, the result of profound disagreements amond people of all social levels about the moral basis of their communities--that commoners as well as rulers held strong opinions about order and governance. Through an original synthesis of social history and popular culture, Underdown links these regionally diverse political opinions to cultural diversity and shows that local differences in popular allegiance in…    
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Book details

List price: $73.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/12/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English