Fleet Street, Press Barons and Politics: The Journals of Collin Brooks, 1932-1940

Fleet Street, Press Barons and Politics: The Journals of Collin Brooks, 1932-1940

by N. J. Crowson, Collin Brooks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521662397

ISBN-13: 9780521662390

Pub. Date: 07/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume consists of diary extracts written by Collin Brooks, a Fleet Street journalist who rose to become editor of the Sunday Dispatch. Collin Brooks was an intimate friend of Lord Rothermere, and his journals therefore offer a unique insight into the operations and mentality of a press baron, as well as a perspective on the leading political issues of the day

Overview

This volume consists of diary extracts written by Collin Brooks, a Fleet Street journalist who rose to become editor of the Sunday Dispatch. Collin Brooks was an intimate friend of Lord Rothermere, and his journals therefore offer a unique insight into the operations and mentality of a press baron, as well as a perspective on the leading political issues of the day, such as India, rearmament and appeasement. These readable, witty and fluent journals, peppered with gossip, offer a unique snapshot of Britain in the 1930s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521662390
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Series:
Camden Fifth Series, #11
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940.

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