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Published: 01 November 2020

480 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198791294

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The Press and the People

Cheap Print and Society in Scotland, 1500-1785

Adam Fox

  • Provides the first full-length study of the popular literature that circulated in Scotland before the Industrial Revolution
  • Discovers for the first time just how much cheap print was produced in early modern Scotland, despite the fact that most of it has been lost
  • Transforms our understanding of the extent and nature of popular print in early modern Scotland
  • Enables the reader to consider both the similarities and differences between English and Scottish culture across the early modern period
  • Surveys the whole 'early modern' period from the early sixteenth to the late eighteenth centuries