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    Rix, Robert William 2015. Joanna Southcott and the Strange Effects of Printing: Publishing Prophecies in the Early Nineteenth Century. History of Religions, Vol. 55, Issue. 1, p. 65.

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2 - Religious publishing in England 1640–1695

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Summary
In publishing, as in Church and State, the 1640s and 1650s witnessed massive changes, this chapter focuses on some of the more striking changes: in broad terms and then through a specific example-the uses to which the Quakers put print in the early stages of the development of that movement. It explains some of the continuities between the edifying and instructive works published in the half century before 1640 and those published in the half century after 1640, and especially after 1660, are discussed. The religious publications of the later Stuart period were also produced in a context that embodied on the one hand the revival of patterns found before the 1640s and on the other continuity with elements of the publishing history of the 1640s and 1650s. The chapter concentrates on two aspects of those publications: patterns of production, and patterns of consumption, though it seems clear that the former were in many ways strongly shaped by the latter.
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