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The opened letter : networking in the early modern British world

Author: Lindsay O'Neill
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2015.
Series: Early modern Americas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By the eighteenth century, personal networks bound together the widening British world. In The Opened Letter, Lindsay O'Neill argues that the British became an early networking society, relying on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014013141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsay O'Neill
ISBN: 0812290186 9780812290189
OCLC Number: 895300924
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages :) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction. Speaking Letters; Chapter 1. The Perils of the Post Office; Chapter 2. Mapping the Epistolary World; Chapter 3. Networking in the Epistolary World; Chapter 4. Nurturing the Epistolary World; Chapter 5. New Networks and Letters Less Familiar; Chapter 6. Stirring News and the Role of the Letter; Postscript; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Early modern Americas.
Responsibility: Lindsay O'Neill.

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