Civil War Newspaper Maps: A Historical Atlas


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In Civil War Newspaper Maps, David Bosse shows how nineteenth-century advances in printing and engraving technology, coupled with an unprecedented public demand for information, led to the development of a means of mass communication still in use today--the quickly produced, up-to-the-minute newspaper battlefield map. Bosse's introduction offers a concise overview of the subject, including how correspondents got maps to their papers from the field, press-military relations during the war, and the economic problems of map ...

Civil War Newspaper Maps: A Historical Atlas 1993, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801845536