Civil Histories : Essays Presented to Sir Kenneth Thomas

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more to dust jacket. Sticker on dj spine. Editorial/cataloging notes in colored to title page and chapter titles. Alphanumeric in blue pencil on flyleaf. 399 p. w/ footnotes, index. A collection of 20 scholarly essays focused on civility, one of the areaas of his reasearch. Topics covered include language and politeness, sexual manners, smell, the decline of magic, Arson and incivility, magic in the career of GF Handel, civilizing the Welsh, the end of public punishment, and more. Very good / very good. Item #17115

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