"Here is a useful undergraduate or introductory guide to the views of the early press on twenty-six separate topics....[t]his volume offers easy access to important issues and events of American history that are helpful to both history students as well as students of communication history....[t]he originality of the volume and the ease of its organization may prompt its purchase by libraries, including those that serve high school students, as a useful reference work."-American Journalism
About the Author
CAROL SUE HUMPHREY is Professor of History at Oklahoma Baptist University. She is the author of This Popular Engine: The Role of New England Newspapers During the American Revolution and The Press of the Young Republic, 1783-1833 (Greenwood, 1996).