Press, Politics and the Public Sphere in Europe and North America, 1760-1820

Press, Politics and the Public Sphere in Europe and North America, 1760-1820

by Hannah Barker, Simon Burrows
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052103714X

ISBN-13: 9780521037143

Pub. Date: 05/21/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Historians from the US, Europe, and New Zealand offer 10 mostly nationally based case studies assessing the common features and divergences of newspapers, and exploring their role in political and social change. The concept and borders of nations were still in their forms during the period, so some studies look at communities lacking statehood, such as Ireland and pre

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Historians from the US, Europe, and New Zealand offer 10 mostly nationally based case studies assessing the common features and divergences of newspapers, and exploring their role in political and social change. The concept and borders of nations were still in their forms during the period, so some studies look at communities lacking statehood, such as Ireland and pre-revolutionary America; at geographic units incorporating many states, such as Germany and Italy; and at the cosmopolitan press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521037143
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/21/2007
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributorsvii
Acknowledgementsix
Introduction1
1The cosmopolitan press, 1760-181523
2The Netherlands, 1750-181348
3Germany, 1760-181569
4England, 1760-181593
5Ireland, 1760-1820113
6America, 1750-1820140
7France, 1750-89159
8The French revolutionary press182
9Italy, 1760-1815201
10Russia, 1790-1830224
Index248

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