The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England by Alastair Bellany

The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England by Alastair Bellany

£54.00

Hardcover

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2002

Condition: Used; Very Good, dust jacket also very good. A few spots on the top of the text block and light shelf wear. Otherwise crisp, clean and tightly bound. Appears not to have been read.

xvii+312pp 240mm by 160mm, 630g.

1 in stock

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The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England: News Culture and the Overbury Affair, 1603 - 1660 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History). This is the first detailed study of the political significance of the seventeenth century's most notorious and sensational court scandal, the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury. The Politics of Court Scandal in Early Modern England: News Culture and the Overbury Affair, 16031660 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History) by Alastair Bellany The book adopts a multilayered, interdisciplinary approach to the Overbury affairand its complex political meanings and suggests that court scandal deserves a place among the cultural origins of the English Revolution.