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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

The geography of literacy in Aberdeenshire in the early eighteenth century

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HOUSTON R. A. ; TYSON R. E. ;

Abstract

Analysis of the signing ability of weavers shows that their literacy was inferior to that of a national sample of weavers and provides further evidence that Scotland was not an exceptionally literate country at this time. The article also offers material on rural domestic industry and on the social structure of the area

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 17, no2 [pp. 135-145]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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