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Printing and Society in Early America
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: American antiquarian society. Program in the history of the book in American culture, American Antiquarian Society
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Worcester : American Antiquarian Society

Books about Printing and Society in Early America
Revolution and the Word : The Rise of the Novel in America
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Cathy N. Davidson Professor of English Duke University
Categories: American fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-02-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Revolution and the Word offers a unique perspective on the origins of American fiction, looking not only at the early novels themselves but at the people who produced them, sold them, and read them. It shows how, in the aftermath of the American Revolution, the novel found a special place
Printers and Men of Capital
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Rosalind Remer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

"Through richly detailed accounts of individual entrepreneurs, including the prominent printer-publisher Mathew Carey, Remer reveals the economic logic behind this distinctive book trade."—The Book
Under the Cope of Heaven : Religion, Society, and Politics in Colonial America
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Patricia U. Bonomi Professor of History New York University (Emerita)
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this pathbreaking study, Patricia Bonomi argues that religion was as instrumental as either politics or the economy in shaping early American life and values. Looking at the middle and southern colonies as well as at Puritan New England, Bonomi finds an abundance of religious vitality through the colonial years
The Legacies of Literacy
Language: en
Pages: 493
Authors: Harvey J. Graff
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

" --History of Education Quarterly"A stimulating challenge to traditional assumptions and scholarly commonplaces." --Journal of Communication