Bibliographic Details

Reading Ireland : print, reading and social change in early modern Ireland / Raymond Gillespie.

Author / Creator Gillespie, Raymond.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2005.
Description x, 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Social epistemology -- Ireland -- History -- 16th century.
Social epistemology -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Books and reading -- Ireland -- History -- 16th century.
Books and reading -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Books and reading.
Printing.
Social change.
Social conditions
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 16th century.
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Ireland.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5674317
ISBN 071905527X
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Note on text
  • A-bbreviations
  • The social meaning of print
  • Part one
  • The context of print: the growth of a written culture
  • The coming of the book, 1500-1650
  • The triumph of print, 1650-1700
  • Part two
  • Seading for salvation
  • Reading for power
  • Reading for profit and pleasure
  • Appendix