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Overview

"The most comprehensive and important work on the partisan printer-editors of the early republic....[I]t is the first work students and general readers should consult on the subject." --Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
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Editorial Reviews

Washington Post Book World

The Tyranny of Printers is...an essential journey for those who care about the history of our nation's early years, and the emergence of ordinary artisans as extraordinary leaders, sounding and heeding the call to freedom.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This liberal critique should be read by many of the great number who are now exposed to the conservative biography of Adams by David McCullough.... [The Tyranny of Printers] is a sprightly and provocative history, written with far more flair than the usual scholarly treatise.

American Historical Review

Pasley's book is the best ever written about journalism in the early republic and one of the best about the broader political culture of that era.... For the first time, we can see, brightly and clearly, the vital importance of that era in the history of journalism.

Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

The most comprehensive and important work on the partisan printer-editors of the early republic.... [I]t is the first work students and general readers should consult on the subject.

Southern Historian

This is a tremendously valuable work.... Anyone interested in journalism, the rise of political parties, or early America should read The Tyranny of Printers at least twice.

CHOICE

This is an important book not just for historians of the press, but for students of the early republic generally. Highly recommended.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813921778
  • Publisher: University of Virginia
  • Publication date: 11/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 540
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey L. Pasley, a former staff writer for the New Republic, is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Missouri.

University of Virginia Press

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