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London chronicles and the civic sense of the past, circa 1430-1516

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Each society generates a historical culture, which here is understood to encompass the media through which the past is discussed, the institutions that seek to shape and form ideas about the past, and the prevailing ideas, ideologies and approaches that influence thinking about the past. This thesis examines the historical culture that was endemic to citizens of London in the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.

The fifteenth century saw rising literacy amongst urban dwellers,...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Peter Storey Scholarship Fund
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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