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The significance of the printed word in early America : colonists' thoughts on the role of the press

Author: Julie Hedgepeth Williams
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Contributions to the study of mass media and communications, no. 55.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The American press played a significant role in the transference of European civilization to America and in the shaping of American society. Primary documents expressing the colonists' thoughts will  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Julie Hedgepeth.
Significance of the printed word in early America.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(DLC) 98041689
(OCoLC)39733353
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Hedgepeth Williams
ISBN: 0313003416 9780313003417 031330923X 9780313309236
OCLC Number: 50648930
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 298 pages)
Contents: Preface Introduction: The Role of the Printed Word in Colonial America A Romance with the Printed Word Coaxing Settlement Spreading the Word of God: The Puritans Spreading the Word of God: The Non-Puritans Print and Public Debate "This Is Printed to Prevent False Reports" Problems and Solutions: The Printed Word as Helpful Information Americans and Periodicals: A Fascination with Local Happenings The Printed Word as Entertainment The Printed Word as Advertisement Press Workers' Views: A Clash of Public Ideals and Private Needs Conclusion: The Colonial Press and the American Character References Index
Series Title: Contributions to the study of mass media and communications, no. 55.
Responsibility: Julie Hedgepeth Williams.

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