How were workers influenced by the print revolution?

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How were workers influenced by the print revolution?
Answer:

  • Lending libraries had been in existence from the 17th century onwards.
  • In the 19th century, lending libraries in England became instruments for educating white collar workers, artisans and lower middle class people.
  • History: India and the Contemporary World—II
  • Sometimes, self-educated working class people wrote for themselves.
  • When their working hours were reduced, they could get time for self-improvement and self expression. They wrote political tracts and autobiographies in large numbers.