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The People and Politics

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Discussion topics

  • What were the 'points of contact' between rulers and ruled in the early modern period?
  • 'The people had no role to play in politics.' Discuss.
  • Which values or ideology do we find in early modern popular politics of this period?
  • Were early modern riots and rebellions conservative in their aims?


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Selected key texts

  • B. Capp, 'Riot and Rebellion' in B. Kumin (ed.), The European World (2nd ed.; 2014) (ebook)
  • P. Blickle (ed.), Resistance, Representation and Community (1998)

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