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Published: 05 September 1991

384 Pages | 18 halftones, 3 maps

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

ISBN: 9780195072655

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Knowledge Is Power

The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865

Richard D. Brown

Brown here exlores America's first communications revolution--the revolution that made printed goods and public oratory widely available and, by means of the steamboat, railroad, and telegraph, sharply accelerated the pace at which information travelled.