Frasca, Ralph. Benjamin Franklin’s Printing Network: Disseminating Virtue in Early America. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

An absorbing exploration of the way Franklin established connections with printers from New England to the West Indies to further his own ambitions asnd to how he helped expand the printing trade, spread political influence, advance the idea of journalism, and disseminate the moral truths he espoused to the widest possible audience.

Referenced in:
The Power of Words: Writers and Publishers

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