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LAUGHTER AND POWER IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY – A NEW BOOK BY PETER JONES

SAS professor Peter Jones has just published his monograph, Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century, at Oxford University Press. The book offers a new angle on the contested “twelfth-century renaissance,” arguing that techniques of humour helped to steer governments through the major cultural, political, and legal changes of c.1100-1200.


7 November 2019
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