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Published: 21 February 2019

736 Pages


ISBN: 9780198734819

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The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture

Volume Five: US Popular Print Culture to 1860

Edited by Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray

  • Forty original contributions that explore popular print culture in the early US from colonial beginnings through to 1860
  • The first book on the period centering reader experience across boundaries of race, class, gender, religion, region, and ethnicity
  • Reorients the study of popular print culture in the early US from locally produced printed texts aimed at national readerships to the practices of diverse readers who engaged the broad universe of imprints available to them regardless of where those imprints were authored or published
  • Emphasizes continuity in reader reception amid dramatic change in imprint production and distribution
  • Considers print as a concept in relation to oral and scribal modes of communication