Odds & Ends

Jacobins’ Ladder

From the January-February 2014 issue

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Thank you for publishing the superb “18th Century Fox” by Helen Rittelmeyer in your November issue. As a scholar of the period, I’m accustomed to seeing essay after essay devoted to the accomplishments of the radical press in the later 18th and early 19th centuries, but studies of the conservative popular press during this formative era of literacy and mass public opinion are as scarce as snowballs in the desert.

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