Postcards

Authored by: Esther Milne

The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities

Print publication date:  December  2013
Online publication date:  January  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415667715
eBook ISBN: 9781315857572
Adobe ISBN: 9781317934134

10.4324/9781315857572.ch29

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

The crucial function played by mobility in the efficient distribution of information has long been recognised by the users of postal networks. Writing in 1788, Hannah More (1745–1833) complains to a friend that the recently invented British Mail Coach fails to connect her with the news of contemporary political and cultural life:

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.