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Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland, Raymond Gillespie

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Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland
Title
Reading Ireland
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print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland
Statement of responsibility
Raymond Gillespie
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Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating and innovative study explores the lives of people living in early modern Ireland through the books and printed ephemera which they bought, borrowed or stole from others. While the importance of books and printing in influencing the outlook of early modern people is well known, recent years have seen significant changes in our understanding of how writing and print shaped lives, and was in turn shaped by those who appropriated the written word. This book draws on this literature to shed light on the changes that took place in this unusual European society. The author finds that
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Cataloging source
E7B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain
Target audience
specialized
Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland, Raymond Gillespie
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Reading Ireland : print, reading, and social change in early modern Ireland, Raymond Gillespie
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt155j7qn
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Note on the text; Abbreviations; Part I The conditions of print; 1. The social meaning of print; 2. The prelude to print:the rise of writing; Part 2 The development of print; 3. The coming of print, 1550-1650; 4. The triumph of print, 1650-1700; Part 3. The strategies of reading; 5. Reading for power: institutions and print; 6. Reading for salvation; 7. Reading for profit and pleasure; Appendix -- Book production inseventeenth-century Ireland; Bibliography; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (x, 222 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847794321
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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