Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550-1650
Edited by Claire Jowitt
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Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550-1650 by Claire Jowitt
Book DescriptionThis book provides an insight to the cultural work involved in violence at sea in this period of maritime history. It is the first to consider how 'piracy' and representations of 'pirates' both shape and were shaped by political, social and religious debates, showing how attitudes to 'piracy' and violence at sea were debated between 1550 and 1650.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230003279
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Claire Jowitt
Culture of Piracy, 1580-1630, Hardback (August 2010)
Offers an analysis of the cultural meanings of 'piracy'. By examining the often marginal figure of the pirate (and also the sometimes hard-to-distinguish privateer), this title shows how flexibly these figures served to comment on English nationalism, international relations, and contemporary politics.
Travel Drama and Gender Politics, Hardback (January 2003)» View all books by Claire Jowitt
This study explores the use of allegory in Renaissance travel drama and further develops our understanding of the allegorical nature of colonial discourse by focusing on the negotiations between gender and monarchy in "geographic" drama.
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Author Biography - Claire Jowitt
JOHN APPLEBY Senior Lecturer in History, Liverpool Hope University College, UK MATTHEW DIMMOCK Lecturer in English, University of Sussex, UK CHRISTOPHER HARDING Professor of Law, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK MARK HUTCHINGS Lecturer in English, University of Reading, UK BERNHARD KLEIN Senior Lecturer in Literature, University of Essex, UK GERALD MACLEAN Professor of English, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA NABIL MATAR Professor of English and Department Head of Humanities and Communication, Florida Institute of Technology, USA LUCY MUNRO Lecturer in English, Keele University, UK MARK NETZLOFF Associate Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
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