Sommerville, C(harles) John

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SOMMERVILLE, C(harles) John

SOMMERVILLE, C(harles) John. American, b. 1938. Genres: Theology/ Religion, History. Career: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, instructor in Western civilization, 1968-71; University of Florida, Gainesville, professor of English history, 1971-; writer. Publications: Popular Religion in Restoration England, 1977; The Rise and Fall of Childhood, 1982, rev. ed., 1990; The Discovery of Childhood in Puritan England, 1992; The Secularization of Early Modern England: From Religious Culture to Religious Faith, 1992; The News Revolution in England: Cultural Dynamics of Daily Information, 1996; How the News Makes Us Dumb, 1999. Contributor to history journals. Address: Department of History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]