In My Power: Letter Writing and Communications in Early America
376 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4153-2 | $55.00 | £36.00
Paper 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2181-7 | $24.95 | £16.50
A volume in the Early American Studies series
"An admirably readable, wide-ranging, yet streamlined historical narrative that integrates letters into the American story and opens the way for others to do more nuanced work."–American Historical Review
In an era of bewildering geographical mobility, economic metamorphosis, and political upheaval, the proliferation of letter writing and the development of a communications infrastructure enabled middle-class Britons and Americans to rise to advantage in the British Atlantic world.
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