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Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Ian Green

Abstract

This book examines the complete array of Protestant titles published in England from the 1530s to the 1720s. These range from the large specialist volumes at the top to cheap tracts at the bottom, from radical on one wing to conservative on the other, and from instructive and devotional manuals to edifying-cum-entertaining works such as religious verse and cautionary tales. Wherever possible the book adopts a statistical approach to permit a focus on those works which sold most copies over a number of years, and in an annotated Appendix provides a brief description of over seven hundred best s ... More

Keywords: Protestant titles, religious verse, cautionary tales, Protestantisms, English Protestantism, specialist volumes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198208600
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Green, author
Queen's University, Belfast