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- DescriptionThe Post Office, Winifred Gallagher argues, has been t just a witness to, but a foundational influence on, much of the history of the USA, particularly for women and African-Americans who participated in the nation's formation via the Post Office in pivotal ways. How the Post Office Created America tells this story, tracing the role of a unique institution and its leaders. Taking in all the major events in American history, from the Declaration of Independence to the Civil War to the advent of the Internet, Gallagher tells a vitally important story.
- Author BiographyWinifred Gallagher's books include Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life (a New York Times bestseller), New: Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change, House Thinking, Just the Way You Are (a New York Times Notable Book), and The Power of Place.She has written for numerous publications, including theAtlantic, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times. She lives in New York City and Dubois, Wyoming.
- Author(s)Winifred Gallagher
- PublisherPenguin Putnam Inc
- Date of Publication14/07/2016
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2016
- ImprintThe Penguin Press
- Content Note1
- Weight605 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine33 mm
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