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Dr Ayesha Mukherjee

Publications

Books

Penury into Plenty: Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England., London and New York, Routledge, 2014.

Articles

"Manured with the starres": Recovering an Early Modern Discourse of Sustainability, Literature Compass, 2014

Floraes Paradise: Hugh Platt and the Economy of Early Modern Gardening, The Seventeenth Century, vol. 25:1, no. Spring 2010, Manchester University Press, 2010

Dearth science, 1580-1608: The Writings of Hugh Platt, The Durham Thomas Harriot Seminar Occasional Paper, vol. 35, Durham Thomas Harriot Seminar, 2007

Chapters

"Platt, Hugh", in Sullivan G, Stewart A (eds) Blackwell Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2012

"Lupton, Thomas", in Sullivan G, Stewart A (eds) Blackwell Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2012

"Whichcote, Benjamin", in Sullivan G, Stewart A (eds) Blackwell Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2012

"Sterry, Peter", in Sullivan G, Stewart A (eds) Blackwell Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, Oxford: Blackwell, 2012

"The Secrets of Sir Hugh Platt", in Leong E, Rankin A (eds) Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science, 1500-1800, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010

Conferences

Nature, landscape, and community in the works of Peter Sterry, Durham University Centre for Seventeenth-Century Studies, 13th International Conference, Durham Castle

"Dearth and the Making of Knowledge in Early Modern England: The Case of Sir Hugh Platt", Leicester Early Modern Seminars, University of Leicester

"The Secrets of Hugh Platt", “Secrets and Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and Commerce, 1500-1800”, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge

Dreams of Plenty: Domestic Economy in Early Modern England", Early Medicine and Natural Philosophy Seminar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge

"Dearth science 1580-1608: The Writings of Hugh Platt", The Thomas Harriot Seminar, St John’s College, Durham University

Food and Dearth in Early Modern England" (Plenary session), International Colloquium on “Food: Representations, Ideology, and Politics”, Centre for Advanced Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta

In Vulcano Veritas: The Manuscripts of Hugh Platt, Society for Renaissance Studies Conference