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.  
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A '''pamphleteer''' is a historical term for someone who [[writer|writes]], 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==
* A company called "Pamphleteers" was the original publisher of Ayn Rand's book, "Anthem", in 1946.
* 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.
* "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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*[[:Category:Pamphlet|List of Pamphlets]]
==External links==
==External links==
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*[http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/library/foster.html The Foster pamphlet collection]
*[http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/library/foster.html The Foster pamphlet collection]
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Revision as of 14:36, 30 May 2010

A pamphleteer is a historical term for someone who writes, 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.

See also

External links

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