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The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year, 1400-1700

Ronald Hutton - History - 1994 - 366 pages
An entertaining book that breaks new scholarly ground, The Rise and Fall of Merry England explores the rituals which marked the passage of the year in late medieval and early ...
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Forever Christmas

Harry Davis - Crafts & Hobbies - 2000 - 88 pages
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Popular Politics and the English Reformation

Ethan H. Shagan - History - 2003 - 341 pages
A study of popular responses to the English Reformation after Henry VIII's break from Rome.
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Ritual, Politics, and Power

David I. Kertzer - Political Science - 1988 - 235 pages
Examines the history and purpose of political rituals, discusses examples from Aztec cannibal rites to presidential inauguration, and argues that the use of ritual determines ...
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How Societies Remember

Paul Connerton - Social Science - 1989 - 121 pages
Most studies of memory as a cultural faculty focus on written practices and how they are transmitted. This study concentrates on incorporated practices and provides an account ...
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J. M. Coetzee - Fiction - 1987 - 157 pages
Returning to London after being marooned on an island in the Atlantic, Susan Barton approaches the author Daniel Foe with the story of her adventures with Robinson Cruso and ...
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Complete poems

Keith Douglas, Desmond Graham - Poetry - 1987 - 145 pages
Mainly remembered as a World War II poet who died in Normandy three days after D-day, Keith Douglas demonstrated a rapidly maturing energy and simplicity of diction through his ...
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Reformation England 1480-1642

Peter Marshall - History - 2012 - 272 pages
Reformation England 1480-1642 provides a clear and accessible narrative account of the English Reformation, explaining how historical interpretations of its major themes have ...
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