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Names: Koopmans, Joop W., author.
Title: Early modern media and the news in Europe : perspectives from the Dutch angle / by Joop W. Koopmans.
Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018. | Series: Library of the written word ; olume 70 | Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Identifiers: LCCN 2018030074 (print) | LCCN 2018041594 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004379329 (e-book) | ISBN 9789004379305 (hardback : alk. paper)
Subjects: LCSH: Periodicals–Publishing–Netherlands–History . | Dutch periodicals–Publishing–History. | Newspaper publishing–Netherlands–History. | Journalism–Netherlands–History. | Europe–Press coverage–Netherlands.
Classification: LCC Z6956.N45 (ebook) | LCC Z6956.N45 K66 2018 (print) | DDC 079/.492–dc23
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