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The early American press, 1690-1783

Author: W David Sloan; Julie Hedgepeth Williams
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: History of American journalism, no. 1.
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The present volume, the first in the series, begins with the earliest printing in the American colonies and takes the story through the Revolutionary War. As subsequent volumes will do, it focuses on the nature of journalism during the years surveyed, chronicles noteworthy figures, examines the relationship of journalism to society, and provides explanations for the main directions that journalism was taking. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Sloan, W. David (William David), 1947-
Early American press, 1690-1783.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)621532906
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W David Sloan; Julie Hedgepeth Williams
ISBN: 0313275254 9780313275258
OCLC Number: 30363416
Description: x, 233 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Boston press, 1690-1735 --
The Philadelphia press, 1719-1735 --
Freedom of the press, 1638-1735 --
The expansion of the Colonial press, 1735-1765 --
The Stamp Act crisis, 1765-1766 --
The uneasy years, 1766-1775 --
The Revolutionary press, 1775-1783 --
Reflections on the early American press.
Series Title: History of American journalism, no. 1.
Responsibility: Wm. David Sloan and Julie Hedgepeth Williams.

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