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Paper bullets : print and kingship under Charles II

Author: Harold Weber
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [1996] ©1996
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The calculated use of media by those in power is a phenomenon dating back at least to the seventeenth century, as Harold Weber demonstrates in this illuminating study of the relation of print culture to kingship under England's Charles II. Seventeenth-century London witnessed an enormous expansion of the print trade, and with this expansion came a revolutionary change in the relation between political authority --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weber, Harold.
Paper bullets.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1996
(DLC) 95014184
(OCoLC)32273776
Named Person: Charles, King of England; Charles, King of England
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Weber
OCLC Number: 898064769
Description: 1 online resource (x, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Restoration and Escape: The Incognito King and Providential History --
2. The Monarch's Sacred Body: The King's Evil and the Politics of Royal Healing --
3. The Monarch's Profane Body: "His scepter and his prick are of a length" --
4. "The feminine part of every rebellion": The Public, Royal Power, and the Mysteries of Printing --
5. "The very Oracles of the Vulgar": Stephen College and the Author on Trial.
Responsibility: Harold Weber.

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The calculated use of media by those in power is a phenomenon dating back at least to the seventeenth century, as Harold Weber demonstrates in this illuminating study of the relation of print culture  Read more...

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