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Reading Newspapers: Press and Public in Eighteenth-century Britain and America

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729410427
Author: Uriel Heyd
Publication Date: 06-Mar-2012
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Table of Contents: Introduction

Part I Newspapers
1. The role of the press
2. Consuming the newspaper
3. Sorting the newspaper: printer- and reader-compiled indexes

Part II Readers
4. The newspaper world on stage
5. Quidnunc: the obsessive reader
6. The reader as collector: shaping time and space


Appendix 1: Harbottle Dorr: biographical sketch
Appendix 2: Classification of index contents
Appendix 3: Dorr’s index: content categories



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