Journals Higher Education



01 September 2014

256 Pages | 12 illus.

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

ISBN: 9780199354900

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Propaganda 1776

Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

Russ Castronovo

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Upends traditional understandings of early American literary culture
  • Advances a counter-intuitive argument for the importance of propaganda in the founding era
  • Offers new perspectives on figures like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine