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From Courtesy to Civility

Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

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From Courtesy to Civility by Anna Bryson
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In any society, a foreigner learning the language must also learn what passes for good manners. The same is true for the historian trying to understand the social rules of a period and why these change. This book explores the nature and development of early modern conceptions of good manners, and examines some of the particular forms of everyday behaviour which these conceptions implied. `Courtesy' and `Civility' were among the values central to Tudor and Stuart assumptions and fears about the social and political order.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
322
Dimensions
146x225x22
ISBN-13
9780198217657
Product ID
1859139

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