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Author Smith, Steven Carl, 1981- author

Title An empire of print : the New York publishing trade in the early American republic / Steven Carl Smith
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 244 pages)
Series The Penn State series in the history of the book
Penn State series in the history of the book.
Contents Introduction : the pertinent details -- Samuel Loudon and the building of the Empire State in print -- William Gordon, print culture, and the politics of history -- John Ward Fenno's bookshop politics -- Literary fairs and national ambitions -- Evert Duyckinck and the national book trade -- Afterword : print and memory in an age of change
Summary "Traces the evolution of New York's publishing trade from the end of the American Revolution to the Age of Jackson. Explores the gradual development of local, regional, and national distribution networks in the early republic"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
Book industries and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271079924 (electronic bk.)
9780271079929 (electronic bk.)