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The blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead : boundaries of belief on the eve of the enlightenment

Author: Michael F Graham
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013. ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Aikenhead was an Edinburgh University student and, in 1697, the last person executed for blasphemy in Britain. This examination of the media event that was his trial opens a window onto the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013362176
(OCoLC)861618261
Named Person: Thomas Aikenhead; Thomas Aikenhead
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Graham
ISBN: 9780748634279 0748634274 9780748685189 0748685189
OCLC Number: 952147964
Notes: Originally published in hardback in 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 180 pages) : maps
Contents: Edinburgh and Scotland in the mid-1690 --
The Politics of Blasphemy --
"So unnaturall a seasone" : The Dreadful Year 1696 --
The Making of a Blasphemer --
Trial and Execution --
The Aftermath : Public Opinion in Scotland and England --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Michael F. Graham.

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