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Writing to undo: protestation as a mode of early modern resistance

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This study investigates protestations as a unique lens into the workings of coercion and resistance in the early modern period. Protestation was a wide-ranging genre of document, written to counter the consequences of coercive forces in myriad forms: familial, economic, religious, and political; on the levels of micro and macro; and across social and geographical space. This remarkable scope has paradoxically proven an obstacle to realizing the historiographical potential of the phenomenon...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ahr/rhad089

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0387-3926
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
American Historical Review More from this journal
Volume:
128
Issue:
1
Pages:
214-248
Publication date:
2023-03-31
Acceptance date:
2022-11-09
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EISSN:
1937-5239
ISSN:
0002-8762
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1324517
Local pid:
pubs:1324517
Deposit date:
2023-01-25

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