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Author Peltonen, Markku.

Title The duel in early modern England : civility, politeness, and honour / Markku Peltonen
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (x, 355 pages)
Series Ideas in context
Ideas in context.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The rise of civil courtesy and the duelling theory in Elizabethan and early Stuart England; 2 The Jacobean anti-duelling campaign; 3 Duelling, civility and honour in Restoration and Augustan England; 4 Anti-duelling campaigns 1660-1720; 5 Politeness, duelling and honour in Bernard Mandeville; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
Summary Arguments about the duel in early modern England were widespread. To understand duelling is to understand some crucial issues in the cultural and ideological history of Stuart England, and this major new study will engage the attention of a very wide audience of historians, cultural and literary scholars
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-346) and index
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Subject Mandeville, Bernard, 1670-1733.
Dueling -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Dueling -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002073465
ISBN 0511055420
0511061757 (electronic bk.)
0511070217 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511061752 (electronic bk.)
9780511070211 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)