Educating the 'unconstant Rabble'
Arguments for Educational Advancement and Reform During the English Civil War and InterregnumeBook - 2010
'The English Revolution was a revolution in reading.' For the first time more people had access to books and other printed media containing a far broader spectrum of information than had previously been the case. But an increase in access to material meant an increase in discussion and expression of opinions, some of which had the potential to be detrimental to the stability of the state. It was therefore in the interest of the state to restrict access to this material to those that possesse ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (213 pages)