The Public Prints : the Newspaper in Anglo-American Culture, 1665-1740. (eBook, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The Public Prints : the Newspaper in Anglo-American Culture, 1665-1740.

Author: Charles E Clark
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of the first newspapers published in the American colonies, and sets their emergence against the history of the press in London and the English countryside. The book also explores how information once designed mainly for private transmission became public property.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Clark
ISBN: 9780195359619 0195359615
OCLC Number: 466431525
Description: 1 online resource (345 pages)
Contents: Contents; Introduction: The Artifact; 1. Genealogy; 2. The Metropolis; 3. The Provinces; 4. John Campbell, Pioneer American Newspaperman, 1704-1719; 5. Competition, 1719-1732; 6. The Couranteers, 1721-1726; 7. "A Fine Taste for Good Sense and Polite Learning": The Literary Newspaper, 1727-1735; 8. Three Cities: A Richer Tapestry, 1728-1740; 9. The Printer as Publisher; 10. The Ritual: The Reader's World; 11. The Newspaper in Culture; 12. The Transition; Appendix; 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; Y; Z.

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Traces the development of the first newspapers published in the American colonies, and sets their emergence against the history of the press in London and the English countryside. The book also explores how information once designed mainly for private transmission became public property.

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