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.
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
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: January 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19
Weight (kg): 0.54