The Resource Magazines and the making of America : modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860, Heather A. Haveman, (electronic resource)

Magazines and the making of America : modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860, Heather A. Haveman, (electronic resource)

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Magazines and the making of America : modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860
Title
Magazines and the making of America
Title remainder
modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860
Statement of responsibility
Heather A. Haveman
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Language
eng
Summary
From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, Magazines and the Making of America looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did a magazine industry emerge in the United States, where there were once only amateur authors, clumsy technologies for production and distribution, and sparse reader demand? What legitimated magazines as they competed with other media, such as newspapers, books, and letters? And what role did magazines play in the integration or division of American society? From their first appearance in 1741, magazines brought together like-minded people, wherever they were located and whatever interests they shared. As America became socially differentiated, magazines engaged and empowered diverse communities of faith, purpose, and practice. Religious groups could distinguish themselves from others and demarcate their identities. Social-reform movements could energize activists across the country to push for change. People in specialized occupations could meet and learn from one another to improve their practices. Magazines built translocal communities-collections of people with common interests who were geographically dispersed and could not easily meet face-to-face. By supporting communities that crossed various axes of social structure, magazines also fostered pluralistic integration. Looking at the important role that magazines had in mediating and sustaining critical debates and diverse groups of people, Magazines and the Making of America considers how these print publications helped construct a distinctly American society
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Haveman, Heather A
Dewey number
051
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Princeton studies in cultural sociology
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  • American periodicals
  • American periodicals
  • American periodicals
  • American periodicals
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Magazines and the making of America : modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860, Heather A. Haveman, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781400873883
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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13282390
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MWT13282390
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Magazines and the making of America : modernization, community, and print culture, 1741-1860, Heather A. Haveman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400873883
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13282390
Publisher number
MWT13282390
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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