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Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations – A collection to honour Paul Slack - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations: A collection to honour Paul Slack

Michael J. Braddick and Joanna Innes


The book pays tribute to Paul Slack’s work as a historian, and engages with the rapidly growing body of work on the ‘history of emotions’. The themes of suffering and happiness run through Paul Slack’s publications, the first being more prominent in his early work on plague and poverty, the second in his more recent work on conceptual frameworks for social thought and action. He himself has not written directly with the history of emotions, the editors of this volume have thought that assembling essays on these themes provides an opportunity and indeed an obligation to do that. The chapters ex ... More

Keywords: Paul Slack, history of emotions, happiness, suffering

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198748267
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198748267.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Braddick, editor
Professor of History, University of Sheffield

Joanna Innes, editor
Fellow and Tutor, Professor of Modern History, Somerville College, University of Oxford

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