By Kathleen Feeley,Jennifer Frost

Gossip is without doubt one of the commonest, and such a lot condemned, types of discourse within which we have interaction - whilst it is usually soaking up and socially major, it's also extensively denigrated. This quantity examines interesting moments within the historical past of gossip in the USA, from witchcraft trials to humans journal, aiding us to determine the topic with new eyes.

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