In Praise of Ordinary People

Early Modern Britain and the Dutch Republic
Author(s): 
Jacob, Margaret C.
Author(s): 
Secretan, Catherine
ISBN: 
9781137380517
Date published: 
December 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

The discipline of social history has still not given enough attention to the ways in which the perceptions and roles of "ordinary" people changed over time. In these fascinating British and Dutch cases, we see how the study of this evolution imparts historical texture and enables us to understand early modernity with greater clarity.