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Pamphlets And Politics: Introduction

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The identities of a good number of characters involved in the world of early modern pamphleteering will probably never be solved, but this present chapter goes far – farther than my own book did – toward illuminating how pamphlets functioned in their time, or, as various authors put it, how they were "actors" in early modern Dutch society. The chapter shows more clearly than ever that pamphlets are more than artifacts containing illustrative quotations for scholars, but instead a historical phenomenon in their own right. Many of the mysteries surrounding the contemporary place of pamphlets remain difficult to crack. Roeland Harms similarly demonstrates through various sources the significant attention paid to public opinion by William Frederick, who tried to stir people to his cause by publishing an array of little booklets.

Keywords:Dutch society; little booklets; pamphlets; Roeland Harms; William Frederick

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