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Origins of Democratic Culture:
Printing, Petitions, and the Public Sphere in Early-Modern England
David Zaret

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ADDITIONAL REVIEWS:

"Historically well informed, lucidly and persuasively written, and making a skillful synthesis of the general and the particular, Zaret's book deserves to be widely read by historians and sociologists alike."--Peter Burke, American Journal of Sociology

"A major contribution the the substantive debate about the origins of the public sphere and democratic politics."--Bryan S. Turner, Contemporary Sociology

"[An] engaging and persuasive book. . . . Zaret argues that it was the explosion of printing in England during the 1640s which precipitated the crucial turning point in the origins of democratic culture."--Adam Fox, European Review of History

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