Benjamin Franklin's printing network : disseminating virtue in early America /

"Explores Benjamin Franklin's network of partnerships and business relationships with printers. His network altered practices in both European and American colonial printing trades by providing capital and political influence to set up working partnerships with James Parker, Francis Childs...

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Author / Creator:Frasca, Ralph, 1962-
Imprint:Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006.
Description:ix, 295 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Career in printing.
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Friends and associates.
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790
Business networks -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Printing industry -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Printers -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 18th century.
Printing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Business networks.
Friendship.
Printers -- Political activity.
Printing.
Printing industry.
Printing -- Social aspects.
United States.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5843395
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ISBN:9780826216144 (alk. paper)
0826216145 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-289) and index.
Summary:"Explores Benjamin Franklin's network of partnerships and business relationships with printers. His network altered practices in both European and American colonial printing trades by providing capital and political influence to set up working partnerships with James Parker, Francis Childs, Benjamin Mecom, Benjamin Franklin Bache, David Hall, Anthony Armbruster, and others"--Provided by publisher.