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Carol Sue Humphrey (1956–) Biography - Personal, Addresses, Career, Writings

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Born 1956, in NC. Education: University of North Carolina, Wilmington, B.A. (history), 1978; Wake Forest University, M.A. (American history), 1979; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Ph.D. (American history), 1985.

Addresses

Office—Oklahoma Baptist University, Owens Hall 312, University, Shawnee, OK 74804.

Career

Writer and educator.

Writings

This Popular Engine: New England Newspapers during the American Revolution, 1775–1789, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1992.

The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1996.

The Revolutionary Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1776 to 1800 ("Debating Historical Issues in the Media of the Time" series), Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2003.

(With David Copeland) The Greenwood Library of American War Reporting: The War of 1812, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2005.

The Greenwood Library of American War Reporting: The Revolutionary War, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2005.

Contributor to books, including History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia, edited by Margaret A. Blanchard, Garland Publishing, 1998; The Media and Religion in American History, edited by William David Sloan, Vision Press, 1999; George Washington and the Origins of the American Presidency, edited by Mark J. Rozell and others, Praeger, 2000; and Fair and Balanced: A History of Journalistic Objectivity, edited by Steven Knowlton and Karen L. Freeman, Vision Press, 2005. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including American Journalism, Media History Digest, Journalist History, Georgia Historical Quarterly, Historian, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Southern Historian, Journal of American History, and Social Science Perspectives Journal.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Choice, September, 1992, R. Halverson, review of This Popular Engine: New England Newspapers during the American Revolution, 1775–1789, p. 106; April, 1997, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 34.

Food Technology, winter, 1992, review of This Popular Engine, p. 1056.

Historian, spring, 1998, Andrew Cayton, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 634.

History: The Journal of the Historical Association, October, 1993, Roger Thompson, review of This Popular Engine, p. 454.

Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, spring, 1997, Brian Thornton, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 83.

Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, spring, 1997, Ross F. Collins, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 218.

Journalism History, autumn, 1977, Ralph Frasca, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 141.

Journalism Quarterly, winter, 1992, Kathryn M. Burton, review of This Popular Engine, p. 1056.

Journal of American Studies, August, 1993, Richard Middleton, review of This Popular Engine, p. 264.

Journal of the Early Republic, summer, 1997, Catherine C. Mitchell, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 322.

New England Quarterly, September, 1992, Richard D. Brown, review of This Popular Engine, p. 503.

Reference & Research Book News, February, 1997, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 82; Nay, 2004, review of The Revolutionary Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1776 to 1800, p. 59.

School Library Journal, August, 2004, Ann W. Moore, review of The Revolutionary Era, p. 56.

William and Mary Quarterly, January, 1998, John K. Alexander, review of The Press of the Young Republic, 1783–1833, p. 167.

ONLINE

Oklahoma Baptist University Web site, http://www2.okbu.edu/ (December 19, 2005), "Carol Sue Humphrey."

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