Literature of the Early American Republic

Miami University professor Andrew Cayton talked about the literature of the early American republic. From the end of the American… read more

Miami University professor Andrew Cayton talked about the literature of the early American republic. From the end of the American Revolution through the 1830's the country rapidly grew in size and population. As these transformations were taking place the importance of newspapers, books and letters grew. Professor Cayton argued that the culture of printed material that evolved encouraged civility and allowed people to stay connected after moving to developing parts of the country with people who were strangers to them. close

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Literature of the Early American Republic

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Oxford, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 5, 2014

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  • Dec 14, 2013 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2013 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2013 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2014 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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