Press censorship in Jacobean England /
"Press Censorship in Jacobean England examines the ways in which books were produced, read, and received during the reign of King James I. The book challenges prevailing attitudes that press censorship in Jacobean England differed little from either the "whole machinery of control" en...
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
Press > England > History > 16th century.
Press > England > History > 17th century.
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction: Jacobean press censorship and the "unsatisfying impasse" in the historiography of Stuart England
- 1. Authority, license, and law: the theory and practice of censorship
- 2. Burning books as propaganda
- 3. The personal use of censorship in "the wincy age"
- 4. Censorship and the confrontation between prerogative and privilege
- 5. The press and foreign policy, 1619-1624: "all eies are directed upon Bohemia"
- 6. Ecclesiastical faction, censorship, and the rhetoric of silence.