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Author Scheuermann, Mona.

Title In praise of poverty : Hannah More counters Thomas Paine and the radical threat / Mona Scheuermann.

Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2002.


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Description xiv, 255 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-247) and index.
Contents Conservative contexts : Joseph Townsend's dissertation on the poor laws -- Radical contexts : Thomas Paine's Rights of man -- "The pen that might work wonders" : the correspondence of Hannah More -- Two sides of a question : Hannah More's village politics and Josiah Wedgwood's address to the young inhabitants of the pottery -- Social and political circumstances : More's cheap repository tracts -- Economic circumstances : More's cheap repository tracts -- Conclusion. The power of the printed word : Hannah More and Mary Wollstonecraft on reading.
Subject More, Hannah, 1745-1833 -- Political and social views.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Rights of man.
Conservatism -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Conservatism -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Radicalism -- England -- History.
Poverty -- England -- History.
Poor -- England -- History.
ISBN 0813122228 (acid-free paper)

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