Faction Displayed : Reconsidering the Impeachment of Dr Henry Sacheverell, Paperback Book

Faction Displayed : Reconsidering the Impeachment of Dr Henry Sacheverell Paperback

Edited by Mark Knights

Part of the Parliamentary History Book Series series

Description

Faction Displayed: Reconsidering the Impeachment of Dr. Henry Sacheverell features a collection of essays that examine the turbulent partisan culture during Queen Anne s reign that ensued as a result of the 1710 parliamentary trial of English clergyman Henry Sacheverell. * Features several essays originating from a 2010 conference held at the Palace of Westminster to mark the tercentenary of Sacheverell s impeachment * Links events in Parliament to the public that was both fascinated and enraged by them * Explores the nature of the public sphere and critiques Habermas s notion of it * Offers a form of cultural parliamentary history and addresses the many forms of partisanship evident in the rage of party

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 140 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781444361872

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