Print Culture and the Early Quakers

Print Culture and the Early Quakers

by Kate Peters
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521770904

ISBN-13: 9780521770903

Pub. Date: 04/11/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

From its outset in the 1650s, the Quaker movement made extensive use of the printing press in spreading its message. This book explores how and why early Quaker leaders used printed tracts in their campaign. It reveals how the tracts were produced, distributed and read, as well as their role in the Quakers' dynamic campaign for religious and political liberty under

…  See more details below

Overview

From its outset in the 1650s, the Quaker movement made extensive use of the printing press in spreading its message. This book explores how and why early Quaker leaders used printed tracts in their campaign. It reveals how the tracts were produced, distributed and read, as well as their role in the Quakers' dynamic campaign for religious and political liberty under the republican rule of Oliver Cromwell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521770903
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Writing and authority in the early Quaker movement; 2. The production and readership of Quaker pamphlets; 3. A national movement: pamphleteering in East Anglia; 4. 'The Quakers Quaking': the printed identity of the movement; 5. 'Women's speaking justified': women and pamphleteering; 6. Pamphleteering and religious debate; 7. Print and political participation; 8. The James Nayler crisis, 1656; Bibliography of secondary sources.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >