Koslofsky, Craig.

Evening's empire : a history of the night in early modern Europe / Craig Koslofsky. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011. - xvi, 431 p. : ill. - New studies in European history . - New studies in European history. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-423) and index.

1. An early modern revolution -- 2. Darkness and the devil, 1450-1650 -- 3. Seeking the Lord in the night, 1530-1650 -- 4. Princes of darkness: the night at court, 1600-1750 -- 5. "An entirely new contrivance": the rise of street lighting, 1660-1700 -- 6. Colonizing the urban night: resistance, gender and the public sphere -- 7. Colonizing the rural night? -- 8. Darkness and enlightenment -- 9. Conclusion.

9780521721066 (pbk.) 0521721067 (pbk.) 9780521896436 (hardback) 0521896436 (hardback)

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Night.
Night -- Social aspects -- Europe.
Nightlife -- Europe.


Europe -- Social life and customs.
Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Europe -- History -- 17th century.

GT3408 / .K67 2011

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