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Battle of the Frogs and Fairford's Flies : Miracles and the Pulp Press During the English Revolution - 93 edition

Battle of the Frogs and Fairford`s Flies : Miracles and the Pulp Press During the English Revolution (ISBN10: 0312101708; ISBN13: 9780312101701)
ISBN13: 978-0312101701
ISBN10: 0312101708

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0312091255
ISBN10: 0312091257

Summary: Through a close study of some 500 newsbooks and pulp publications produced from 1640 to 1660, Friedman investigates why Englishmen outside Parliamentary circles were only incidentally concerned with the political, economic, and religious questions that have so preoccupied scholars of the period. And why, instead, the bestselling issues concerned witches, prodigies, apparitions, divine curses, the readmittance of Jews to England, and an obsession with converting the Turks to Christian
ity. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Summary: Through a close study of some 500 newsbooks and pulp publications produced from 1640 to 1660, Friedman investigates why Englishmen outside Parliamentary circles were only incidentally concerned with the political, economic, and religious questions that have so preoccupied scholars of the period. And why, instead, the bestselling issues concerned witches, prodigies, apparitions, divine curses, the readmittance of Jews to England, and an obsession with converting the Turks to Christianity. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: St. Martins Press, Inc.
Year Published: 1993
International: No



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