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Department
History
Course
HIS244H1
Professor
mc
Semester
Winter

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Lecture outline News, culture, gossip, and politics Enlightenment socialbilty Themes News, culture, gossip politics Printing press Literacy Books and censorhip Roads and communication News-newspapers, manuscripts, letters Gossip, rumour Robert Darnton-noivellistes John Wilkes Jurgen Habermas-The structural transformation of the public sphere Public sphere What was news, what was media, how did we get information in this last age The commuication revolution The library revolution We do have revolutions during this time period Gottenberg her created the printing press and printed the first book which was the bible Most of these books are censord and have to do with religion What makes the printing press even more powerful are the people who read itmostly the rich curches, priests, nobles, novelty It is very expensive to even have a book There is a greater public demand for printed materials The lest politically stable areas are the ones who are the most illerate such as Russia The idea of schooling to help a regime was being pushed to promote literacy Amsterdam there was a significant proportion of people who were able to sign there name signally literacy The higher up you are the more chance you have to be exposed to schooling Greater progress
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