The Duel in Early Modern England: Civility, Politeness and Honour (Ideas in Context)

The Duel in Early Modern England: Civility, Politeness and Honour (Ideas in Context)

Markku Peltonen


Arguments concerning the perform of the duel in early smooth England have been common. Markku Peltonen, the celebrated highbrow historian, examines the controversy, and divulges how the ethical and ideological prestige of duelling was once thought of inside a wider cultural context of courtesy, civility and politeness. realizing the duel contains figuring out an important concerns within the cultural and ideological historical past of Stuart England. Peltonen's wide-ranging examine engages the eye of an important viewers of historians and cultural and literary students.

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