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LINDA POLLOCK
Professor
PhD, St. Andrews, 1982

Linda Pollock is a historian of early modern England. She specializes in social history topics such as childhood, the family, religion and medicine. Her current research is on the history of emotions 1550 to 1700.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Forgotten Children: Parent-child Relations from 1500 to 1900    
Cambridge University Press, 1983.  [more...]

With Faith and Physic: The Life of a Tudor Gentlewoman, Lady Grace Mildmay 1552-1620    
Collins and Brown, London, 1993 and St. Martin's Press, New York, 1995.

"Parents and Children in Early Modern England: New Questions, New Approaches, New Conclusions"    
presented at History of Emotions Cener of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia, 2014

"The Practice of Kindness in Early Modern Elite Society"    
Past and Present, 2011, number 211, pp. 121-58.

"Education and cultural transfer in the English home"    
Forthcoming in Portuguese in Revista: Education and Reality, 2010

"Honor, gender and reconciliation in elite culture, 1570-1700"    
Journal of British Studies 46 (2007): 3-29.

"Anger and the negotiation of relationships in early modern England"    
Historical Journal 47 (2004): 567-590

"Parent-child relations in Europe 1500-1800"    
in Marzio Barbagli and David Kertzer eds., Family Life in Early Modern Times. Yale University Press, 2001, pp. 191-220. Italian edition published by Laterza Press, Rome, 2001.

"Rethinking Patriarchy and the Family in Seventeenth-century England"    
Journal of Family History, 1998, vol. 23, pp. 3-27.

"Childbearing and Female Bonding in Early Modern England"    
Social History, 1997, vol. 22, pp. 286-306.

COURSES
European Encounters 1500 to 1800 (HISE 1190)      [more...]

Europe and a Wider World: From the Renaissance to 1789 (HISE 1210)      [more...]

Medieval England (HISA 2310)      [more...]

Early Modern England (HISE 2320)      [more...]

Disease, Death, Destitution and Despair in Early Modern Europe (HISE 3300)      [more...]

English Society and Economy (HISE 3910)      [more...]

Household, Gender, and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe (HISE 4140)      [more...]

Crime and Punishment in Hanoverian England (HISE 6350)      [more...]

English Civil War (HISE 6360)      [more...]

Stuart England (HISE 6370)      [more...]

Religion and Society (HISE 6370)      [more...]

Age of Elizabeth (HISE 6370)      [more...]

Advanced Historical Thinking (HIST 7120)      [more...]

PROJECTS
“The affective life in Shakespearean England” in Malcolm Smuts ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.    

“Interpreting Early Modern Affect”    
Conducted a masterclass entitled “Interpreting Early Modern Affect”, at the Australian Historical Association “Conflict in history” conference in Brisbane, 2014

Turbulent Waters:Passions and Virtues in Early Modern England    
I am currently working on a book that focuses on the interaction between emotions and values, particularly how obedience, love, repentance and gratitude worked together to form a world view the elite applied to their conduct and to that of those lower down the social scale.

CURRICULUM VITAE
Linda A. Pollock, Curriculum Vitae    
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Office:Hebert 121
Hours:MW 1:30 - 2:30; R 9:00 - 10:00
Phone:(504) 862-8615
Email:pollock@tulane.edu

WHAT'S NEW

“The affective life in Shakespearean England” in Malcolm Smuts ed., The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare, Oxford University Press, forthcoming.  


"Parents and Children in Early Modern England: New Questions, New Approaches, New Conclusions"  
presented at History of Emotions Cener of Excellence, Brisbane, Australia, 2014


“Interpreting Early Modern Affect”  
Conducted a masterclass entitled “Interpreting Early Modern Affect”, at the Australian Historical Association “Conflict in history” conference in Brisbane, 2014


"The Practice of Kindness in Early Modern Elite Society"  
Past and Present, 2011, number 211, pp. 121-58.

Department of History
Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Ave.
115 Hebert Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5162
Fax: 504-862-8739
Email: pollock@tulane.edu
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