Protocols of liberty : communication innovation and the American Revolution /

"The fledgling United States fought a war to achieve independence from Britain, but as John Adams said, the real revolution occurred "in the minds and hearts of the people" before the armed conflict ever began. Putting the practices of communication at the center of this intellectual...

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Main Author: Warner, William Beatty.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2013]
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Summary:"The fledgling United States fought a war to achieve independence from Britain, but as John Adams said, the real revolution occurred "in the minds and hearts of the people" before the armed conflict ever began. Putting the practices of communication at the center of this intellectual revolution, Protocols of Liberty shows how American patriots--the Whigs--used new forms of communication to challenge British authority before any shots were fired at Lexington and Concord." -- Publisher website.
Physical Description:x, 303 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-283) and index.
ISBN:9780226061375 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022606137X (cloth : alkaline paper)
022606140X (e-book)
9780226061405 (e-book)