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Literacy in early modern Europe : culture and education, 1500-1800

Author: R A Houston
Publisher: Oxfordshire, England ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2013. ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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In 1500 few people in Europe could read or write. By 1800, the era of mass literacy had already arrived. The change was momentous in itself, and in its implications. This text explores the importance  Read more...

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Houston, R.A.
Literacy in early modern Europe : culture and education, 1500-1800.
Oxfordshire, England ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2013, ©2002
x, 295 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R A Houston
ISBN: 9781315839233 1315839237 9781317879268 1317879260
OCLC Number: 884586117
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The world of the school --
3. Ways of teaching --
4. Higher education --
5. Ways of learning --
6. Sources and measures of literacy --
7. Profiles of literacy --
8. Books and readers --
9. Language, orality and the uses of literacy --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: R.A. Houston.

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