Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in the United States, 1880-1940

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NOTES

Prologue

1. John Tebbel, A History of Book Publishing in the United States, vols. 2 and 3 (New York: R. R. Bowker, 1975 and 1978).

2. See, for example, James L. W. West III, American Authors and the Literary Marketplace since 1900 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988).

3. Robert Darnton, “What Is the History of Books?” Daedalus 111 (1982): 65–83.

4. Roger Chartier, The Order of Books: Readers, Authors, and Libraries in Europe between the Fourteenth and Eighteenth Centuries, trans. Lydia G. Cochrane (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994).


CHAPTER 1
A Framework for the History of Publishing and Reading
in the United States, 1880–1940

1. High school enrollment rates were calculated as a percentage of all persons age fifteen through nineteen. Private school enrollments for 1880 (not available) were estimated as equal to public enrollments. Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970, pt. 1, no. 15 (Washington, D.C.: Bureau of the Census, 1975), 368–69.

2. Robert Wiebe, The Search for Order, 1877–1920 (New York: Hill & Wang, 1967).

3. Alfred D. Chandler Jr., The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1977).

4. Nicholas Murray Butler, quoted in Alan Trachtenberg, The Incorporation of America: Culture and Society in the Gilded Age (New York: Hill & Wang, 1982), 84.

5. James R. Beniger, The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1986); Emile Durkheim, The Division of Labor in Society, trans. George Simpson (1893; New York: Free Press, 1933).

6. Ellis W. Hawley, The Great War and the Search for a Modern Order: A History of the American People and Their Institutions, 1917–1933 (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1979).

7. Sven Beckert, The Moneyed Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850–1986 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001); Claudia D. Goldin, The Shaping of Higher Education: The Formative Years in the United States, 1890– 1940 (Cambridge, Mass.: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1998); Michael Denning, The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century (New York: Verso, 1996).

8. George Rogers Taylor, The Transportation Revolution, 1815–1860 (New York: Harper & Row, 1951), 79–80.

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