Almanacs: Printed Writings 1641 1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 6

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Almanacs were highly influential on popular opinion during the early modern period. They were the least expensive kinds of books and had a practical use as a calendar, literary miscellany, weather guide and advertising medium. The almanacs in this volume contribute to our understanding of women's participation in popular culture, astrology, medicine and prophecy. Sarah Jinner's almanacs for the years 1658, 1659 and 1664, and Mary Holden's almanacs for 1688 and 1689 show a conscious effort to distance themselves from other ...

Almanacs: Printed Writings 1641 1700: Series II, Part One, Volume 6 2003, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754602156

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