societies for the reformation of manners a case study in the theory and practice of moral reform by T. C. Curtis

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .

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Photocopy of: Literature & history, 3, (1976), pp.45-64.

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Other titlesLiterature & history.
StatementT.C. Curtis and W. A. Speck.
ContributionsSpeck, W. A. 1938-
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Open LibraryOL18503308M

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This chapter discusses the importance historians came to attach to what they called the ‘reformation of popular culture’ or the ‘reformation of manners’ in early modern Europe in the s.

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This intimacy between the two kingdoms was the necessary condition for moral reform to reach Dublin. But more. Wunderli, London Church Courts and Sodety on the Eve of the Reformation (Cambridge, Mass., ), esp.

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