Epistolary Selves: Letters and Letter-writers, 1600-1945

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Rebecca Earle
Ashgate, Jan 1, 1999 - Literary Collections - 231 pages
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This volume of ten essays discusses the pivotal role that letters have played in social, economic and political history from the 17th to the 20th century. The contributors aim to establish letters as a category of readable material, whose texts can reveal information about the context in which they were written.

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the postRestoration letter as seen through
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eighteenthcentury commercial letters
59
the letters of George Bogle
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Rebecca Earle is Professor of History at the University of Warwick. Her previous publications include The Return of the Native: Indians and Mythmaking in Spanish America, 1810 1930 (2008).

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