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Getting the News and Getting Ahead: Correspondence and News Culture in Early Stuart England

by Yvette Marie Jones
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In early seventeenth-century England, court politics and the spread of news were closely connected. Many outside of James I’s inner political circle were deeply concerned with what was happening at the center of power. This preoccupation with court affairs and court politics was reflected in the news of the day, specifically in the epistolary correspondence of men looking to advance their own political careers. This book uses the letter collections of Sir John Chamberlain and several of his contemporaries to discuss how they gathered, sent, received, used, and understood the news of court.

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Created on: May-14-2015   Published on: May-31-2015
Format: 7"x10" - Hardcover w/Glossy Laminate - B&W Book
Theme: Biography    Sales Term:  Everyone
Preview Limit: 112 Pages
Early Stuart England    England    English History    Graudate Thesis    History    News   
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Joined: May-13-2015

Yvette Jones received her Bachelor's and Master's in history from Auburn University in 2013 and 2015, respectively.

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