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Connecting centre and locality Political communication in early modern England

Author: Jason Peacey; Chris R Kyle; Project Muse,
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2020 0000 2020
Series: Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain.; Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection explores the dynamics of local/national political culture in seventeenth-century Britain, with particular reference to political communication. It examines the degree to which connections were forged between politics in London, Whitehall and Westminster, politics in the localities and the patterns and processes that can be recovered. The goal is to create a dialogue between two prominent strands in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Peacey; Chris R Kyle; Project Muse,
ISBN: 9781526147165 1526147165
OCLC Number: 1150080708
Notes: Issued as part of book collections on Project MUSE.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 238 pages.).
Contents: Introduction / Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey --
'A dog, a butcher, and a puritan' : the politics of Lent in early modern England / Chris R. Kyle --
The Lord Admiral, the Parliament-men and the narrow seas, 1625-27 / Thomas Cogswell --
Space, place and Laudianism in early Stuart Ipswich / Noah Millstone --
'Written according to my usual way' : political communication and the rise of the agent in seventeenth-century England / Jason Peacey --
Diligent enquiries and perfect accounts : central initiatives and local agency in the English civil war / Ann Hughes --
Provincial 'Levellers' and the coming of the regicide in the southwest / David R. Como --
Sovereignty by the book : English corporations, Atlantic plantations and literate order, 1557-1650 / Dan Beaver --
Local expertise in hostile territory : state building in Cromwellian Ireland / Jennifer Wells --
News and the personal letter, or the news education of Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingdon, 1660-71 / Lindsay O'Neill --
The news out of Newgate after the 1715 Jacobite rebellion / Rachel Weil.
Series Title: Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain.; Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: edited by Chris R. Kyle and Jason Peacey.

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This collection examines political communication in early modern Britain. Leading historians of the period scrutinise relations between centre and locality and how the state interacted with its  Read more...

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