In this episode, Dr. Christy Pottroff, a literary professor at Boston College, discusses how she uses postal history as a teaching tool in her classes to analyze the work of great writers such as Edgar Allen Poe.
She also discusses the great influence that the postal service has had on American history, including westward expansion and the development of the travel writing genre.
Dr. Christy Pottroff's Website: http://www.christypottroff.com/
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Conversations with Philatelists
Charles Epting of HR Harmer and Michael Cortese of NobleSpirit interview philatelists around the world.Collectors, Dealers, Exhibitioners, Enthusiasts, and Researchers.
Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people in the world of philately, and talk about the journeys that stamps have taken them on.
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