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  1. Week 1 – Seminar Readings 13 items
    Ideally browse & read in the sequence below. Read Essential items carefully and take notes. Browse Recommended items as quickly or slowly as you wish or have time for.
    1. Fake news - Wikipedia

      Webpage Recommended Browse only. No need to take notes on this article.

    2. Post-truth politics - Wikipedia

      Webpage Recommended Browse only. No need to take notes on this article.

    3. Strange News publications in England 1500-1700

      Webpage Essential Search results from EEBO (Early English Books Online). Look at the graph of these publications over time. Scroll down and pick one to browse.

    4. True Relation publications in England 1500-1700

      Webpage Essential Search results from EEBO (Early English Books Online). Look at the graph of these publications over time. Scroll down and pick one to browse.

    5. A Culture of Fact: England, 1550-1720 - Barbara J. Shapiro 2000

      Book Essential Access via Google Books should allow you to read most of Chapter 4 on News, Marvels, Wonders... and to browse the table of contents of the book.

    6. Veritas Filia Temporis: Experience and Belief in Early Modern Culture - Brendan Dooley 1999

      Article Essential Article gives the main argument of Dooley's book The Social History of Skepticism.

    7. The Social History of Skepticism: Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture - Brendan Dooley 1999

      Book Recommended Access via Google Books should allow you to browse.

    8. Reviews of Dooley, Social History of Skepticism 5 items
      Read as many as you can to get a sense of various historians' reactions to the book. Each review is 2-3 pages.
      1. Review of The Social History of Skepticism: Experience and Doubt in Early Modern Culture. By Brendan Dooley. 1999 - Barbara Shapiro 2000

        Article Recommended Link takes you to DOI page. Choose JSTOR. At the JSTOR page you will need to click login via Queen Mary. This will bring up the article.

      2. Review of The Social History of Skepticism. By Brendan Dooley. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 - John Christian Laursen 2002

        Article Recommended Review starts on page 5 of the JSTOR selection.

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