Shell Games: Studies in Scams, Frauds, and Deceits (1300-1650)

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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2004 - Deception - 334 pages
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Contents

Introduction
9
Knowledge for Sale
31
Good Information Bad Information and Misinformation
81
Reputation and Honour
103
Whence Springs the Lie? Motive and Fraud in
123
Mock and Clandestine Marriages Deceits and Games
145
The Weamen of Middlesex Faux Female Voices in
163
Ambiguities of Queenship
185
An Idle Press
209
Surreptitious
239
Inventing the Past
269
False Testimony in
287
ProphetMaking
309
Index
325
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