The Extraordinary and the Everyday in...

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Publisher  Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date   May 28, 2010
ISBN  0230537243
Pages  254

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A fascinating collection of essays by renowned and emerging scholars exploring how everyday matters from farting to friendship reveal extraordinary aspects of early modern life, while seemingly exceptional acts and beliefs – such as those of ghosts, prophecies, and cannibalism – illuminate something of the routine experience of ordinary people.

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