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The Selling of the Constitutional Convention : A History of News Coverage :  A History of News Coverage - John K. Alexander

The Selling of the Constitutional Convention : A History of News Coverage

A History of News Coverage

Hardcover Published: January 1990
ISBN: 9780945612155
Number Of Pages: 240

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This book is a fascinating analysis of news management in the 1780s that sheds new light on the role of the press in early America.

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Interesting, informative, and valuable new light on the ratification process. [An] essential reference source.--Jackson Turner Main, author of The Anti-Federalists: Critics of the Constitution, 1781-1788

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Short Titles and Symbols Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 "We Are No Longer United States": Looking to the Convention Chapter 5 "The Collective Wisdom of the Continent": The Convention Opens Chapter 6 "We Expect Something Great": Projecting the Image of Unity Chapter 7 "Prepared To Receive With Respect": Selling the Unknown Chapter 8 "An Opposition Will Shew Itself": Anticipating the Constitution Chapter 9 Conclusion Chapter 10 Appendix 1: Short Title List for Newspapers and Magazines, 1787 Chapter 11 Appendix 2: Note on Methodology Chapter 12 Index

ISBN: 9780945612155
ISBN-10: 094561215X
Series: Culture
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: January 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54

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