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1st Edition

News, Newspapers and Society in Early Modern Britain

ISBN 9780714680033
Published October 28, 1999 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Between 1600 and 1800 newspapers and periodicals moved to the centre of British culture and society. This volume offers a series of perspectives on the developing relations between news, its material forms, gender, advertising, drama, medicine, national identity, the book trade and public opinion.

Table of Contents

Sharp News

"All the pieces should be of interest to specialists and the contributions of Levy, Atherton and Raymond in particular combine specific detail and such a way as to be useful to undergraduate and general readers as well."

Canadian Journal of Political Science

"To someone who is interested in the early English history of the news, especially one who is already familiar with much of the history, Raymond"s collection of essays contain a wide range of interesting discussions"

Renaissance & Reformation

"Nevitt"s study provides an exemplary model for recovering evidence of the careers of personnel

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'Joad Raymond's work has quickly become the gold standard for studies of seventeenth-century English journalism.' - H-Net