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Spreading the News

The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse

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PAPERBACK

$48.50 • £38.95 • €43.50

ISBN 9780674833425

Publication Date: 11/15/1998

Short

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 tables

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • The Postal System as an Agent of Change
  • The Communications Revolution
  • Completing the Network
  • The Imagined Community
  • The Invasion of the Sacred
  • The Wellspring of Democracy
  • The Interdiction of Dissent
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1990 Allan Nevins Prize, Society of American Historians
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