Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse

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Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse - John, Richard R

In the seven decades from its establishment in 1775 to the commercialization of the electric telegraph in 1844, the American postal system spurred a communications revolution no less far-reaching than the subsequent revolutions associated with the telegraph, telephone, and computer. This book tells the story of that revolution and the challenge it ...

Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse 1998, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674833425

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Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse 1995, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674833388

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