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Impostures in early modern England Representations and perceptions of fraudulent identities

Author/Creator:
Hug, Tobias B. (Tobias Benedikt)
Edition:
Online-ausg.
Publication:
Oxford : Manchester University Press, 2014.
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2020
Series:
Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain.
EBL-Schweitzer
Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (257 p.)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Impostors and impostures featured prominently in the political, social and religious life of early modern England. Who was likely to be perceived as impostor, and why? This book offers the first full-scale analysis of an important and multifaceted phenomenon. Tobias B. Hug examines a wide range of sources, from judicial archives and other official records to chronicles, newspapers, ballads, pamphlets and autobiographical writings. This closely argued and pioneering book will be of interest to specialists, students and anyone concerned with the timeless questions of why and how individuals fash
Contents:
pt. I. Identifying impostures in early modern England
pt. II. Imposture and autobiography.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-78170-241-1
1-84779-311-8
OCLC:
818847407
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