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Literacy in Early Modern Europe Culture and Education 1500-1800 by R. A. Houston

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Published by Longman Publishing Group .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1500 to c 1750,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Literacy,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Europe,
  • General,
  • Education,
  • Learning and scholarship

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7881785M
ISBN 100582552664
ISBN 109780582552661

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Introduction: The Literacies of Early Modern Europe. Between the Renaissance and the age of Romanticism, Europe experienced the beginnings of a profound transformation from restricted to .   The advent of the printing press over five hundred years ago may be described as one of the few major significant events in mankind’s history in terms of the greatest impact on literacy. Before .   This post owes a great deal to David Cressy, ‘Literacy in context: meaning and measurement in early modern England’ in John Brewer and Roy Porter (eds), Consumption and the . Progress and poverty in early modern Europe. The Economic History Review, 56(3), They use a demand equation that links book consumption to a number of factors, including literacy and book .