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The Development of Controversies: From the Early Modern Period to Online Discussion Forums


Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani

Contents: Socio-cultural context of the forums – Conflicts and controversies in theory and practice – The République des Lettres and Pamphlets – Communication principles from Early Modern Controversies to Electronic communication – Individual moves and strategies: from the République des Lettres to online discussion forums – Individual moves and strategies in online discussion forums – Stylistic choices in controversies.