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Politics and the Rise of the Press: Britain and France 1620-1800
     

Politics and the Rise of the Press: Britain and France 1620-1800

by Bob Harris
 

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Politics and the Rise of the Press compares the rise of the newspaper press in Britain and France, and assesses how it influenced political life and political culture. From its social, economic and political sources, to its importance for the middling ranks in eighteenth-century British society, and its transformation after the French revolution. This

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Politics and the Rise of the Press compares the rise of the newspaper press in Britain and France, and assesses how it influenced political life and political culture. From its social, economic and political sources, to its importance for the middling ranks in eighteenth-century British society, and its transformation after the French revolution. This detailed, comparative account, which also contains considerable original research on the early Scottish press, will be of value to all students of French and British history of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134806508
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Historical Connections
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
900 KB

Meet the Author

BOB HARRIS is the author of Prisoner of Trebekistan: A Decade in Jeopardy!, and has written for media ranging from National Lampoon to the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He lives in Los Angeles.

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