Pamphleteer

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A '''pamphleteer''' is a historical term for someone who creates or distributes [[pamphlet]]s: for example in order to get people to vote for their favourite politician or to articulate a particular political ideology.  
A '''pamphleteer''' is a historical term for someone who creates or distributes [[pamphlet]]s: for example in order to get people to vote for their favourite politician or to articulate a particular political ideology.  
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A famous pamphleteer of the [[American Revolutionary War]] was [[Thomas Paine]]. Today a pamphleteer might communicate his missives by way of [[weblog]], but before the advent of telecommunications, those with access to a [[printing press]] and a supply of paper used the pamphlet as a means of mass communications outside of newspapers or full-fledged books.
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A famous pamphleteer of the American Revolutionary War was Thomas Paine. Today a pamphleteer might communicate his missives by way of [[weblog]], but before the advent of telecommunications, those with access to a [[printing press]] and a supply of paper used the pamphlet as a means of mass communications outside of newspapers or full-fledged books.
==Trivia==
==Trivia==
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* A company called "Pamphleteers" was the original publisher of [[Ayn Rand]]'s book, "Anthem", in 1946.
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* A company called "Pamphleteers" was the original publisher of Ayn Rand's book, "Anthem", in 1946.
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* "Pamphleteer" is a song on Canadian indie rock band [[The Weakerthans]] 2000 album [[Left and Leaving]].
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* "Pamphleteer" is a song on Canadian indie rock band The Weakerthans 2000 album Left and Leaving.
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==See also==
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* [[broadside (printing)|broadside]]
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* [[ephemera]]
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* [[manuscript]]
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==External links==
==External links==

Revision as of 19:27, 10 March 2007

A pamphleteer is a historical term for someone who creates or distributes pamphlets: for example in order to get people to vote for their favourite politician or to articulate a particular political ideology.

A famous pamphleteer of the American Revolutionary War was Thomas Paine. Today a pamphleteer might communicate his missives by way of weblog, but before the advent of telecommunications, those with access to a printing press and a supply of paper used the pamphlet as a means of mass communications outside of newspapers or full-fledged books.

Trivia

  • A company called "Pamphleteers" was the original publisher of Ayn Rand's book, "Anthem", in 1946.
  • "Pamphleteer" is a song on Canadian indie rock band The Weakerthans 2000 album Left and Leaving.

External links

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