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Defying Destiny, Dirty Politics, Revolutionary News and 19th-Century Mummymania: The Readex Report, Volume 5, Issue 2

Posted on 05/03/2010

In the current issue of The Readex Report...Tom Standage, Economist business affairs editor, describes how nineteenth-century newspapers survived a disruptive technology in Defying Destiny; LeeAnna Keith, history teacher at New York City's Collegiate School, pieces together dirty politics in Reconstruction-era Louisiana in Following the Trail of a Deep South Massacre Goucher College history professor Matthew Hale explores the relationship between English Romantic poet William Wordsworth and American newspapers during the French Revolution in Measuring Time in a Blissful Dawn;

And S.J. Wolfe, senior cataloger at the American Antiquarian Society, tells how nineteenth-century mummymania began in  America in A Few More of These Egyptian Carcasses. Are you receiving Readex’s free quarterly newsletter? Explore 18 back issues and subscribe today to receive forthcoming issues.

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