Making Their Mark
Learning to read and write in 19th-century Cumberland
Making their Mark explores the acquisition and use of literacy by working folk living in North and East Cumberland in the 19th century.
Dr Jane Platt explores how many of the poor could read, how they learned to read, what they read, how their books were acquired, and the uses to which literacy was put.
Paperback; 148 x 210mm
Some black and white illustrations