RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 223413053 LA English T1 Politicians and pamphleteers : propaganda during the English civil wars and interregnum A1 Peacey, Jason., PB Ashgate PP Burlington, VT YR 2003 SN 0754606848 9780754606840 AB "In Politicians and Pamphleteers, Dr. Peacey highlights the different dynamics at work in the conception, publication and distribution of polemical works, pulling together diverse strands to be studied within the wider political context. In so doing be explores the relationship between political events and literary and intellectual prose in an era of unrest and upheaval. Incorporating into the political history of the period some of the approaches utilized by scholars of book history, he clearly reveals the heightened importance of print in both the lives of members of the political nation and the minds of the political elite during the English civil wars and Interregnum. By demonstrating both the existence and prevalence of the print propaganda with which politicians became associated, this book offers historian of the period a thought-provoking and original take on a seemingly familiar subject."--Jacket.