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Table of contents for A is for American : letters and other characters in the newly United States / Jill Lepore.


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A   Cobwebs                13
1     An American Language            15
2     A Universal Alphabet            42
B   Heathens               61
3     A National Alphabet             63
4     Natural Language                91
5     Strange Characters             111
C   Wires                137
6     Universal Communication        139
7     Visible Speech                 162








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language United States History 18th century, English language United States History 19th century, English language Social aspects United States, National characteristics, American History, English language 18th century History, Americanisms History