- Title Pages
- General Editor’s Introduction
- Volume Editor’s Acknowledgements
- List of Illustrations
- List of Abbreviations
- Notes on Contributors
- Selective Chronology 1860–1920
- Chapter 1 The Changing Face of Publishing
- Chapter 2 Story Papers
- Chapter 3 Dime Novels
- Chapter 4 Nineteenth-Century Reprint Libraries
- Chapter 5 Newspapers
- Chapter 6 The Magazine Revolution, 1880–1920
- Chapter 7 American Advertising
- Chapter 8 Postcard Culture in America
- Chapter 9 Early Motion Pictures and Popular Print Culture
- Chapter 10 Internationalizing the Popular Print Marketplace
- Chapter 11 Labour and Popular Print Culture
- Chapter 12 American Woman’s Suffrage Print Culture
- Chapter 13 Religion and Popular Print Culture
- Chapter 14 Juvenile Publications
- Chapter 15 Westerns
- Chapter 16 Science Fiction
- Chapter 17 The Humour Industry
- Chapter 18 Sensationalism
- Chapter 19 Popular Poetry in Circulation
- Chapter 20 ‘To make something of the Indian’
- Chapter 21 ‘To have the benefit of some special machinery’
- Chapter 22 Mexican / American
- 23 The Yellow Claw
- Chapter 24 A Transatlantic Sensation
- Chapter 25 Vision of Pacific Destiny
- Chapter 26 The American Civil War
- Chapter 27 Rough Justice
- Chapter 28 Jacob Riis and Popularizing the Photography of Class Trauma
- Chapter 29 Understanding Readers of Fiction in American Periodicals, 1880–1914
- Appendix 2 Archival Resources
- The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture
- Oxford University Press
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