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Friends, neighbours, sinners : religious difference and English society, 1689-1750

Title
Friends, neighbours, sinners : religious difference and English society, 1689-1750 / Carys Brown.
ISBN
9781009221375 (ebook)
9781009221382 (hardback)
9781009221337 (paperback)
Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Summary
Friends, Neighbours, Sinners demonstrates the fundamental ways in which religious difference shaped English society in the first half of the eighteenth century. By examining the social subtleties of interactions between people of differing beliefs, and how they were mediated through languages and behaviours common to the long eighteenth century, Carys Brown examines the graduated layers of religious exclusivity that influenced everyday existence. By doing so, the book points towards a new approach to the social and cultural history of the eighteenth century, one that acknowledges the integral role of the dynamics of religious difference in key aspects of eighteenth-century life. This book therefore proposes not just to add to current understanding of religious coexistence in this period, but to shift our ways of thinking about the construction of social discourses, parish politics, and cultural spaces in eighteenth-century England.
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Cambridge core frontlist 2022.
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Language
English
Added to Catalog
August 26, 2022
Series
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History
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