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Reporting the Revolutionary War : before it was history, it was news / [compiled by] Todd Andrlik
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973.3 R425
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2012.
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xv, 384 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
Presents a collection of primary source newspaper articles and correspondence reporting the events of the Revolution, containing both American and British eyewitness accounts and commentary and analysis from thirty-seven historians.
Contents
Introduction -- The eighteenth-century newspaper business -- Revolutionary newspaper reading tips -- The cursed Stamp Act -- Frugality and industry -- The late horrid massacre -- The detestable tea -- Rebellion -- Bloody news -- The spirit of liberty -- Cut to pieces -- Good and faithful allies -- Conquer or die -- Marks of heroism -- Conquest and capture -- Delivered with eloquence -- Epilogue -- Revolutionary press impact -- The value of primary sources.
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9781402269677 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1402269676 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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