Magazines & the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860.
Although the designers at Princeton University Press did a heroic job, some of the figures in the book are easier to view in colour -- and many just look nicer in colour. So here they are, as pdfs.
(This page is a work in progress.)
Chapter 2: The history of magazines in America
Chapter 3: The material & cultural foundations of magazines
Chapter 4: Launching magazines
Chapter 5: Religion
Chapter 6: Social reform
Chapter 7: The economy