The printing press helped to spread literacy, civic discourse, and even political dissent in colonial America. His cogent and well-reasoned analysis looks at cartography and the hardware of communication, armaments and sea power, mercantilism and imperialism, science and astronomy, as well as bureaucracy and the management of information, linking the history of technology with the history of global power while providing important indicators for the future of our world. History of Parliament Trust, London Jason Peacey. John Stubbs's The Discovery of a Gaping Gulf and realpolitik; 7. Burning books as propaganda -- 3.
If revisionists err by linking ineffective press control to an absence of desire for rigorous censorship, Clegg may have erred in arguing that press control was not thorough because it was not hegemonic, and because there was no system of state censorship. The question of British identity and the projected unification of Britain appears to have had little discernible impact on the conception of Anglo-Irish relations, English perceptions of Ireland or Irish perceptions of England. Through critical readings of central texts and authors — such asSir Gawain, Foxe, Sidney, Shakespeare, Donne, or Vaughan — as well as less canonical examples — the Croxton play, Buchanan, Lanyer, Wroth, or the tobacco pamphlets — the twelve contributions all engage with the crucial question how, and to what end, performances of the sacred affect, or effect, cultural transformation. The accounts of the debate alleged that the meeting was originally intended to be a small, informal, private conference to provide satisfaction to Humphrey Lynde's ageing cousin, Edward Buggs, concerning some doubts he was having about the legitimacy of the Protestant faith. Authority, license and law: the theory and practice of censorship; 2. The Enlightenment led to the presumption that sex was a private matter; that morality could not be imposed; that men, not women, were the more lustful gender.
By considering the literary and bibliographical evidence of books that were censored, and placing them in the literary, religious, economic and political culture of the time, Clegg concludes that press control was neither a routine nor a consistent mechanism. Clegg takes to task a Whig model of censorship for its over-simplifying account of a repressive state determined to silence all dissent. This work advances new arguments about censorship, counsel and the formation of policy, propaganda and royal image-making, political rumours and the relationship between elite and popular politics, as well as shedding new light on the nature and success of James I's style of rule. In this context Aljazeera provided a public forum for Arab viewers to express their views and address a range of sensitive and controversial issues. In doing so, it shows news to be a source of influence and even power in Jacobean England.
Karla Gower, al comparar Estados Unidos y Canadá, argumenta que esa tensión se produjo no por un compromiso constitucional claro o por la existencia de una ley que regulara el tema, sino por la filosofía política que imperaba en un tiempo y espacio específico. Ecclesiastical faction, censorship and the rhetoric of silence; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index. This article considers the political tract Vox Regis 1624 , written by Thomas Scott, one of the most prolific anti-Catholic pamphleteers at the time. The English Historical Review Part I. Parecería además que allí se erige un presupuesto esencial para que Colombia alcance un diálogo productivo con los dos poderosos países de norte. Cyndia Clegg, building on her earlier study Press Censorship in Elizabethan England, contends that although the principal mechanisms for controlling the press altered little between 1558 and 1603, the actual practice of censorship under King James I varied significantly from Elizabethan practice. This is a revisionist history of press censorship in the rapidly expanding print culture of the sixteenth century.
Paper was in short supply in the colonies and in the new nation as it could only be made from rags, and there was constant difficulty in obtaining enough rags to keep the presses rolling. Clegg concludes that while the potential for hegemonic press censorship existed, conflicting visions and competing interests prevented the emergence of effective, let alone hegemonic censorship. The 1599 bishops' ban; 10. One senses at its conclusion that both camps will benefit. How might we weight the evidence of popularity from citations, serial editions, print runs, reworkings, or extant copies? Moreover, the rise of cities eroded community-based moral policing, and religious divisions undermined both church authority and fear of divine punishment.
Building on her two previous studies on press censorship in Elizabethan and Jacobean England, Cyndia Clegg scrutinizes all aspects of Caroline print culture: book production in London, the universities, and on the Continent; licensing and authorization practices in both the Stationers' Company and among the ecclesiastical licensers; cases before the courts of High Commission and Star Chamber and the Stationers' Company's Court of Assistants; and trade regulation. The book combines historical analysis of documents with literary reading of censored texts and exposes the kinds of tensions that really mattered in Jacobean culture. Clegg may also be guilty of oversimplification, particularly in failing to address the possibility that specific works were censored for more than one reason. How--and when--did such a complete transformation of our culture's attitudes toward sex occur? Authority, license, and law: the theory and practice of censorship -- 2. But since their performances inhabit social space, this often functions as a theatrical arena which is also used to stage modes of dissent, difference, sacrifice and sacrilege. The earlier date thus refocuses our analysis of the period to systems of production, distribution, and reception that directly create and shape Renaissance literature.
The culture of censorship addressed in this study helps to explain the divergent historical interpretations of Caroline censorship as either draconian or benign. Instead, she draws attention to the varied, and sometimes competing, interests informing censorship practices to argue that instances of press censorship were isolated events determined by local interests rather than a wider ideology. The confluence of agendas, tastes, and ideologies motivating each act prevents Clegg, quite judiciously, from offering a totalizing formula of Jacobean censorship practice. More important was institutional rivalry. Sex became a central topic in poetry, drama, and fiction; diarists such as Samuel Pepys obsessed over it. It challenges prevailing attitudes that press censorship in Jacobean England differed little from either the 'whole machinery of control' enacted by the Court of Star Chamber under Elizabeth or the draconian campaign implemented by Archbishop Laud, during the reign of Charles I. This study makes a valuable contribution to the burgeoning History of the Book.
Holinshed's Chronicles, Camden's Annales, Martyn's History and lives of twentie kings of England: Clegg demonstrates in each instance of censored or censured histories that the response stemmed from a combination of bad timing and the censor's personal or institutional agenda. Consequently, it is the perception of democracy that Aljazeera seems to be fostering in the Arab world, which is leading to a sense of empowerment at the individual level. In the years 1622-1623, at the climax of the negotiations for the Spanish-Match, King James enforced censorship on any works critical of his diplomatic policy and promoted the publication of texts that sided with his views on international relations, even though such writings may have sometimes gone beyond the propagandistic aims expected by the monarch. Ecclesiastical faction, censorship, and the rhetoric of silence. Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction: Jacobean press censorship and the 'unsatisfying impasse' in the historiography of Stuart England; 1. The book starts with a summary of the various mechanisms of censorship that were in place at the beginning of Charles's reign. Leading historian Jeremy Black approaches global history from a distinctive perspective, focusing on the relationship between information and society and demonstrating how the understanding and use of information have been the primary factors in the development and character of the modern age.
Cyndia Clegg contends that although the principal mechanisms for controlling the press altered little between 1558 and 1603, the actual practice of censorship under James I varied significantly from Elizabethan practice. This is entirely appropriate for a study which eschews simplification. Privilege, license, and authority: the Crown and the press; 2. Such contradictions transpire because the Caroline regime and its critics employed similar rhetorical strategies that depended on the language of orthodoxy, order, tradition, and law, but to achieve different ends. Its contextualized approach needs to be taken seriously by all who are interested in press censorship and in early modern political history.