The Resource The Sun and the moon : the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York, Matthew Goodman, (electronic resource/)

The Sun and the moon : the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York, Matthew Goodman, (electronic resource/)

Label
The Sun and the moon : the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York
Title
The Sun and the moon
Title remainder
the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Goodman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of a nineteenth-century journalistic hoax describes how a series of articles appearing in the New York Sun in 1835 purported to reveal lunar discoveries made by a noted British astronomer concerning life on the moon
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
974.7/103
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB581.9
LC item number
.G66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Sun and the moon : the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York, Matthew Goodman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=250973
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-334) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: The sun -- Benjamin Days whistling boy -- The news of the city -- Bearer of the Falcon Crest -- The atrocious impositions of Matthias -- The evil spirit of the times -- The prince of Ivy Island -- Strange attractions -- 2: The moon -- Celestial discoveries -- A passage to the moon -- If this account is true, it is most enormously wonderful -- The picturesque beauty of the moon -- The astronomical hoax explained -- Moonshine -- Monck Masons flying machine -- Joice Heth is not dead -- The best self-hoaxed man in New York -- Epilogue: That tyranny shall be no longer
Control code
ocn299740233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E75901BE-8EB6-4365-AA2B-C0473DBD7926
Label
The Sun and the moon : the remarkable true account of hoaxers, showmen, dueling journalists, and lunar man-bats in nineteenth-century New York, Matthew Goodman, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=250973
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-334) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: The sun -- Benjamin Days whistling boy -- The news of the city -- Bearer of the Falcon Crest -- The atrocious impositions of Matthias -- The evil spirit of the times -- The prince of Ivy Island -- Strange attractions -- 2: The moon -- Celestial discoveries -- A passage to the moon -- If this account is true, it is most enormously wonderful -- The picturesque beauty of the moon -- The astronomical hoax explained -- Moonshine -- Monck Masons flying machine -- Joice Heth is not dead -- The best self-hoaxed man in New York -- Epilogue: That tyranny shall be no longer
Control code
ocn299740233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E75901BE-8EB6-4365-AA2B-C0473DBD7926

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