Serial killers in 17th-century England
- Dressing Up and Dressing Down: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Seventeenth-Century English... Mowry, Melissa // Journal of Women's History;Autumn99, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p78
Traces the way Restoration political pornography converge with Restoration textile policy to construct prostitute's body as an emblem of democratic site of social discipline during the seventeenth-century in England. Information on John Dunton's parable on dangers of middle-class women's...
- The Barwick brothers of Witherslack. Atkinson, M. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Nov1992, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p699
The article discusses the social, medical and theological achievements of the Barwick brothers in the 17th century England. The Restoration was a time of social, political, religious unrest and the turbulent repercussions of the plague. In the midst of such upheaval John, Peter and Edward...
- Ladies in Waiting. Marinucci, Ron // Library Media Connection;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p84
The article reviews the book "Ladies in Waiting" by Laura L. Sullivan.
- Shutt Up: Bubonic Plague and Quarantine in Early Modern England. NEWMAN, KIRA L. S. // Journal of Social History;Spring2012, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p809
A case study is provided on plague regulation in early modern England through examining the Bubonic Plague parish of St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster, England and London, England during the 1630s. An overview of London and Westminster's policies of quarantine, including the isolating of...
- Hubbub: Filth, Noise and Stench in England 1600-1770. Walton, John K. // Journal of Social History;Winter2008, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p509
The article reviews the book "Hubbub: Filth, Noise and Stench in England 1600-1770," by Emily Cockayne.
- Cultures of Coexistence in Early Modern England: History, Literature and Religious Toleration. Walsham, Alexandra // Seventeenth Century;Jun2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p115
The essay discusses the theme of tolerance and toleration in Early Modern England as presented in historical documents and literature, particularly commenting on its impact on contemporary notions of tolerance. It addresses the influence of Enlightenment philosophy on the historiography of...
- A SOCIAL CONTRACT? Seaver, Paul // History Today;Sep89, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p50
Discusses ways in which a 1620 court case reveals information about the social aspirations and intimacies of 17th-century England. Suit and countersuit involving notary public William Yeamans, his apprentice Thomas Alford and cutler Thomas Alford the elder; Suggestion that some of the...
- Gender and Space in Early Modern England. Cogan, Susan M. // Sixteenth Century Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p982
Reviews the book "Gender and Space in Early Modern England," by Amanda Flather.
- "THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING": EXPRESSIONS OF CONCERN FOR HEALTH AND EXERCISE IN ENGLISH PROPOSALS FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM--1640-1660. Park, Roberta J. // Canadian Journal of History of Sport & Physical Education;Dec77, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p51
The article looks at the topics of health and exercise in English proposals for educational reform between 1640 and 1660. The role of the schools in caring for the bodily welfare of children is discussed. A number of pamphlets appeared in England in the latter half of the 17th century discussing...