After Margaret Spufford: English Local History Now

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Date(s) - 19 June - 20 June
All day

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University of Roehampton

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‘A historian of the unconsidered people of 16th and 17th century England’ so Andrew Brown described Margaret Spufford in his Guardian obituary. Margaret’s major publications – Contrasting Communities (1974), Small Books and Pleasant Histories (1981), The Great Reclothing (1984), The World of Rural Dissenters (1995) and Figures in the Landscape (2000) – addressed key issues in the history of English early modern rural communities, and took local history in new directions. This conference, in the academic home that recognised her with a Chair, aims both to celebrate and commemorate, and to assess and evaluate Margaret’s contribution to early modern history in both its content and its methods.

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