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"Their duty to God and Man": religion in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century children's dictionaries

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The 'children's dictionary' has been widely regarded as a twentieth-century phenomenon. My thesis, however, argues that children's dictionaries existed as early as the eighteenth- and nineteenth centuries. Dictionaries addressed to children in this time were not simply miniature adult dictionaries, but works stylistically and ideologically geared towards a juvenile audience. This paper explores one facet of ideological adaptation of children's dictionaries in the period 1750-1870, namely reli...

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University of Oxford
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Lady Margaret Hall
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2011-02-15

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