Fear in Early Modern Society

William Glen Naphy (Editor), Penny Roberts (Editor)

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Abstract

These essays present an examination of the events and crises which generated fear in early-modern societies. They offer examples of fear, and popular responses to it. From the natural threats of fire, flood and plague to the theoretical traumas of death and the afterlife, this volume covers the panoply of personal and communal tragedies which tormented, tortured and terrified the early-modern world.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester, United Kingdom
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages245
ISBN (Print)0719048664, 978-0719048661
Publication statusPublished - 16 Oct 1997

Publication series

NameStudies in Early Modern European History
PublisherManchester University Press

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Plague
Trauma
Afterlife
Tragedy
Threat

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Naphy, W. G., & Roberts, P. (Eds.) (1997). Fear in Early Modern Society. (Studies in Early Modern European History). Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press.

Fear in Early Modern Society. / Naphy, William Glen (Editor); Roberts, Penny (Editor).

Manchester, United Kingdom : Manchester University Press, 1997. 245 p. (Studies in Early Modern European History).

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Naphy, WG & Roberts, P (eds) 1997, Fear in Early Modern Society. Studies in Early Modern European History, Manchester University Press, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Naphy WG, (ed.), Roberts P, (ed.). Fear in Early Modern Society. Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press, 1997. 245 p. (Studies in Early Modern European History).
Naphy, William Glen (Editor) ; Roberts, Penny (Editor). / Fear in Early Modern Society. Manchester, United Kingdom : Manchester University Press, 1997. 245 p. (Studies in Early Modern European History).
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