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The Manufactured Map, 1790–1830: Centralization and Integration from Mathew Carey to John Melish

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The symbolic and social value of maps changed irreversibly at the turn of the nineteenth century when Mathew Carey and John Melish introduced the business model of the manufactured map. During the ... More


“A More Extensive Diffusion of Useful Knowledge”: Philadelphia, 1784–1800

in The Enlightenment & the Book: Scottish Authors & Their Publishers in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Ireland, and America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226752525
eISBN:
9780226752549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752549.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The possibilities for both importing and reprinting books had never been so promising. In addition to economic opportunity, the new nation's atmosphere of religious toleration and its potential for ... More


Irish-American Publishing

Martin J. Burke

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter traces the roots of Irish-American publishing in the nineteenth century. The presence and importance of Irish bookmen increased in the wake of Britain’s recognition of American ... More


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