Early Modern England

The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England

The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England by Eric H. Ash
English | May 3rd, 2017 | ISBN: 142142200X, 9781421422008 | 416 pages | True PDF | 26.19 MB

The draining of the Fens in eastern England was one of the largest engineering projects in seventeenth-century Europe. A series of Dutch and English "projectors," working over several decades and with the full support of the Crown, transformed hundreds of thousands of acres of putatively barren wetlands into dry, arable farmland. The drainage project was also supposed to reform the sickly, backward fenlanders into civilized, healthy farmers, to the benefit of the entire commonwealth.

The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Oct. 8, 2017
The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England

Felicity Heal, "The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England"
2014 | ISBN-10: 0199542953 | 272 pages | PDF | 14 MB

Gender and Song in Early Modern England  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Sept. 26, 2017
Gender and Song in Early Modern England

Leslie C. Dunn, Katherine R. Larson, "Gender and Song in Early Modern England"
2014 | pages: 236 | ISBN: 1472443411 | PDF | 2,1 mb
The Mirror of Information in Early Modern England: John Wilkins and the Universal Character

The Mirror of Information in Early Modern England: John Wilkins and the Universal Character by James Dougal Fleming
English | 4 Nov. 2016 | ISBN: 3319403001 | 308 Pages | PDF | 3.21 MB

This book examines the seventeenth-century project for a "real" or "universal" character: a scientific and objective code. Focusing on the Essay towards a real character, and a philosophical language (1668) of the polymath John Wilkins,

Infertility in Early Modern England  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Aug. 10, 2017
Infertility in Early Modern England

Infertility in Early Modern England By Dr. Daphna Oren-Magidor
English | PDF | 2017 | 208 Pages | ISBN : 1137476672 | 15.99 MB

This book explores the experiences of people who struggled with fertility problems in sixteenth and seventeenth-century England. Motherhood was central to early modern women’s identity and was even seen as their path to salvation.
Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England [Repost]

Alexandra Shepard - Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England
Published: 2015-04-19 | ISBN: 0199600791 | PDF | 384 pages | 4.04 MB

Theatre, Finance and Society in Early Modern England [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at July 18, 2017
Theatre, Finance and Society in Early Modern England [Repost]

Theodore B. Leinwand - Theatre, Finance and Society in Early Modern England
Published: 1999-02-13 | ISBN: 0521640318, 0521034663 | PDF | 214 pages | 0.97 MB
The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Early Modern Literature in History)

The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Early Modern Literature in History) by Kathleen Miller
English | 1 May 2018 | ISBN: 1137510560 | 244 Pages | PDF | 10.01 MB

This book is about the literary culture that emerged during and in the aftermath of the Great Plague of London (1665). Textual transmission impacted upon and simultaneously was impacted by the events of the plague.
Memories of War in Early Modern England: Armor and Militant Nostalgia in Marlowe, Sidney, and Shakespeare (repost)

Memories of War in Early Modern England: Armor and Militant Nostalgia in Marlowe, Sidney, and Shakespeare (Early Modern Cultural Studies) by Susan Harlan
English | 24 Sept. 2016 | ISBN: 1137588497 | 332 Pages | PDF | 3.41 MB

This book examines literary depictions of the construction and destruction of the armored male body in combat in relation to early modern English understandings of the past.

Civic and Medical Worlds in Early Modern England: Performing Barbery and Surgery  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at June 28, 2017
Civic and Medical Worlds in Early Modern England: Performing Barbery and Surgery

Civic and Medical Worlds in Early Modern England: Performing Barbery and Surgery by E. Decamp
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137471557 | 277 Pages | PDF | 2.5 MB

Through its rich foray into popular literary culture and medical history, this book investigates representations of regular and irregular medical practice in early modern England.