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Horace Greeley and the politics of reform in nineteenth-century America

Mitchell Snay

Horace Greeley and the politics of reform in nineteenth-century America

by Mitchell Snay

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Politicians,
  • Biography,
  • Newspaper editors,
  • Presidential candidates

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMitchell Snay
    SeriesAmerican profiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE415.9.G8 S63 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24828045M
    ISBN 109780742551008, 9781442210028
    LC Control Number2011010376

    HORACE GREELEY WAS BORN ON THE FAMILY FARM near the town of Amherst, New Hampshire, February 3, He was a blond, but no one would have guessed it at the moment of parturition, for he arrived in the outer world so black and breathless that he could not utter even a cry of indignation—he whose life was later to be filled with cries of indignation. In the mid-nineteenth century, Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune had the largest national circulation of any newspaper in the United contributors included many of the leading minds of the period-Margaret Fuller, Henry James Sr., Charles Dana, and Karl Marx.

    Horace Greeley was America’s most famous editor and, with his Tribune, a defining voice in mid-nineteenth-century was an early promoter of . Horace Greeley was born in near Amherst, New Hampshire, to a poor farming family. Though physically feeble, Greeley had an affinity for books and tried for a printing apprenticeship at the age of eleven. He became an apprentice three years later in Vermont, where he learned the business rapidly and sent most of his earnings to his father.

    Robert C. Williams places Greeley's relentless political ambitions, bold reform agenda, and complex personal life into the broader context of freedom. Horace Greeley is as rigorous and vast as Greeley himself, and as America itself in the long nineteenth century. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Horace Greeley (Greeley, Horace, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Greeley, Horace, An Address on Success in Business () (PDF with commentary at ) Greeley, Horace, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of .


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Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America. By Mitchell Snay. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, Pp. x, $) This splendid, short biography of Horace Greeley [] situates him effectively in the historical context of reform and republicanism in nineteenth-century America.

His most recent book, Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America (Rowman & Littlefield Press, ), was a biography of editor and reformer Horace Greeley that attempted to place the editor and reformer in his historical by: 3.

Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America is an impressive accomplishment. It is very well written. One of Greeley's strengths as a journalist was his ability to convey complex ideas in a style that was clear, succinct, and entertaining to read, and Snay displays that same talent throughout his n: Horace Greeley was America's most famous editor and, with his Tribune, a defining voice in mid-nineteenth-century politics.

He was an early promoter of Thoreau, lent money to Poe, and employed as foreign correspondents both Mark Twain and Karl Marx (who described Greeley to Engels as a "jackass with the face of an angel").Cited by: 6. Horace Greeley (February 3, – Novem ) was an American newspaper editor and publisher who was the founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the unsuccessful candidate of the new Liberal Republican party in the presidential election Born: February 3,Amherst, New Hampshire.

Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century ll Snay. Lanham, MD: Rowan and Littlefield Publishers, ISBN. Get this from a library.

Horace Greeley and the politics of reform in nineteenth-century America. [Mitchell Snay] -- "Horace Greeley ( - ) was a major figure in nineteenth-century American history. As a newspaper editor, politician, and reformer, Greeley was involved with the major events and trends of the.

Tracing Greeley's twists and turns, this book tells a larger story about print, politics, and the failures of American nationalism in the nineteenth century. in History. Get this from a library.

Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America. [Snay, Mitchell.] -- Horace Greeley () was a major figure in nineteenth century American history. As a newspaper editor, politician, and reformer, Greeley was involved with the major events and trends of the.

Book Description: In the mid-nineteenth century, Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune had the largest national circulation of any newspaper in the United States.

Its contributors included many of the leading minds of the period-Margaret Fuller. * CHOICE * Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America is an impressive accomplishment. It is very well written.

One of Greeley's strengths as a journalist was his ability to convey complex ideas in a style that was clear, succinct, and entertaining to read, and Snay displays that same talent throughout his biography. Read "Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America" by Mitchell Snay available from Rakuten Kobo.

Horace Greeley (–) was a major figure in nineteenth century American history. As a newspaper editor, politician, Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Horace Greeley () was a major figure in nineteenth century American history.

As a newspaper editor, politician, and reformer, Greeley was involved with the major events and trends of the era. He was the influential editor of the New York.

For forty years Horace Greeley was the busiest and boldest editor in America. He pried under and tipped over with pitiless pertinacity, to become and remain our greatest polemist.

Other men have risen high in New York journalism, but mainly on the. Horace Greeley [1] New York Tribune, Aug [2] Mitchell Snay, Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, ), 65; Ibid., 68; Ibid., [3] Ibid., [4] Ibid., ; Founded in the Free Soil Party was active in the elections of and Its slogan was.

In the mid-nineteenth century, Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune had the largest national circulation of any newspaper in the United contributors included many of the leading minds of the period-Margaret Fuller, Henry James Sr., Charles Dana, and Karl by: In the mid-nineteenth century, Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune had the largest national circulation of any newspaper in the United States.

Its contributors included many of the leading minds of the period-Margaret Fuller, Henry James Sr., Charles Dana, and Karl Marx. The Tribune was also a locus of social democratic thought that closely matched the ideology of Greeley, its. American Nineteenth Century History "Adam Tuchinsky's fine survey of the New-York Tribune in the Civil War period operates on many levels.

It is at once a biography of Horace Greeley, an introduction to party politics in mid-nineteenth-century America, and an in-depth look at the cultural and intellectual currents of that : Adam Tuchinsky. The Life of Horace Greeley, Editor of the New York Tribune By J. Parton Mason Brothers, Read Overview Horace Greeley and the Politics of Reform in Nineteenth-Century America By Williams, Robert C.

Horace Greeley. Born February 3, Amherst, New Hampshire Died Novem New York City, New York. Newspaper publisher and abolitionist. Author Lewis Leary. Horace Greeley was America's leading journalist of the Civil War era. He was the founder and editor of the New York Tribune, America's most popular newspaper of the mid-nineteenth century.

Using his. Horace Greeley is as rigorous and vast as Greeley himself, and as America itself in the long nineteenth the first comprehensive biography of Greeley to be published in nearly half a century, Williams captures Greeley from all sides: editor, reformer, political candidate, eccentric, and trans-Atlantic public intellectual; examining Reviews: 1.Horace Greeley book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From his arrival in New York City in as a young printer from New /5.2) Greeley used his papers to promulgate a wide range of reforms.[ref]Mitchell Snay, Horace Greeley and the politics of reform in nineteenth-century America (Rowman & Littlefield, ).[/ref] They included abolitionism, trade unionism, vegetarianism, and spiritualism plus land reform,[ref]Roy Marvin Robbins, "Horace Greeley: Land Reform and.