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Scandal & civility [electronic resource] : journalism and the birth of American democracy / Marcus Daniel.

Author/Creator:
Daniel, Marcus Leonard, 1962-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (399 p.)
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Subjects:
Journalism -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Newspaper editors -- United States -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Introduction. The Other Founding Fathers. 1. JOHN FENNO and the Constitution of a National Character. 2. PHILIP FRENEAU and the Invention of the Republican Party. 3. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BACHE and the Desacralization of George Washington. 4. NOAH WEBSTER and the Demoralization of the Body Politic. 5. WILLIAM COBBETT and the Politics of Personality. 6. WILLIAM DUANE and the Triumph of Infidelity. Conclusion: The Revenge of Respectability. Notes. Index
Contents:
CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: The Other Founding Fathers; CHAPTER 1 John Fenno and the Constitution of a National Character; CHAPTER 2 Philip Freneau and the Invention of the Republican Party; CHAPTER 3 Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Desacralization of George Washington; CHAPTER 4 Noah Webster and the Demoralization of the Body Politic; CHAPTER 5 William Cobbett and the Politics of Personality; CHAPTER 6 William Duane and the Triumph of Infidelity; CONCLUSION: The Revenge of Respectability; Notes; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-374) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-93088-1
9786611930882
0-19-972144-0
OCLC:
476244664