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The Resource Conflict and enlightenment : print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795, Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow

Conflict and enlightenment : print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795, Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow

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Conflict and enlightenment : print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795
Title
Conflict and enlightenment
Title remainder
print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the early modern period, printing was the only means of disseminating a text or message reliably to a large number of people. Print could serve all kinds of purposes, ranging from religious education to scientific debate, from state propaganda to open political subversion, from proclamations and the reporting of news to the provision of entertaining fictional reading. But the printing industry was also one of the most complex, labour-intensive and investment-dependent sectors of the early modern economy, involving a huge range of very specialised and skilled manual labour as well as a range of associated trades (see Figure 1). It required considerable infrastructure, management and marketing skills, and was subject to severe market fluctuations with high risks. These conflicting pressures were not matched by any substantial technological change in the printing industry from the middle of the fifteenth century right through to the Napoleonic period. So despite gaining a solid footing in the economies of many large prosperous cities, the increase in the use of print for particular purposes was unsteady, and its geographic spread surprisingly uneven"--
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Munck, Thomas
Dewey number
338.4/76862094
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z124
LC item number
.M94 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Book industries and trade
  • Book industries and trade
  • Printing
  • Enlightenment
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Book industries and trade
  • Enlightenment
  • Intellectual life
  • Printing
  • Europe
  • Aufklärung
  • Buchmarkt
  • Politik
  • Politische Kultur
  • Europa
Label
Conflict and enlightenment : print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795, Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Print, production, authors and readers -- Instability and politicisation (1630-1677) -- Subversive print in the early enlightenment -- Translation and transmission across cultural borders -- High enlightenment, political texts and reform, 1748-89 -- Revolution: democracy and loyalism in print, 1789-1795
Control code
1108803877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780521878074
Lccn
2019019463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)1108803877
Label
Conflict and enlightenment : print and political culture in Europe, 1635-1795, Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-363) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Print, production, authors and readers -- Instability and politicisation (1630-1677) -- Subversive print in the early enlightenment -- Translation and transmission across cultural borders -- High enlightenment, political texts and reform, 1748-89 -- Revolution: democracy and loyalism in print, 1789-1795
Control code
1108803877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 368 pages
Isbn
9780521878074
Lccn
2019019463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)1108803877

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