Rise of Western Journalism, 1815-1914: Essays on the Press in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States
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Rise of Western Journalism, 1815-1914: Essays on the Press in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States

by Ross F. Collins, E. M. Palmegiano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786431431

ISBN-13: 9780786431434

Pub. Date: 08/30/2007

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

This compilation of essays examines the rise of Western journalism in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Offering a cross-cultural record of the Western print media's growth, it devotes individual chapters to each of six countries: Great Britain, France, the United States, Canada, Australia and Germany. Each chapter focuses on the principal trends and chief

Overview

This compilation of essays examines the rise of Western journalism in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Offering a cross-cultural record of the Western print media's growth, it devotes individual chapters to each of six countries: Great Britain, France, the United States, Canada, Australia and Germany. Each chapter focuses on the principal trends and chief personnel essential to journalistic development in that country, and incorporates analysis of how that country's journalists influenced, or were influenced by, journalists from outside its borders. A comprehensive bibliography is included for each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786431434
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     1
Introduction     3
Australia: Shaking Off the Shackles to Earn the Badge of Independence   Rod Kirkpatrick     11
Canada's Victorian Press: Influences from Home and Abroad   David R. Spencer     42
Traitorous Collaboration: The Press in France, 1815-1914   Ross F. Collins     71
Germany: Mass-Circulation Newspapers Shaped by an Authoritarian Setting   Ulf Jonas Bjork     106
The "Fourth Estate": British Journalism in Britain's Century   E.M. Palmegiano     139
Coming of Age: The Growth of the American Media in the Nineteenth Century   Carol Sue Humphrey     173
Notes on Contributors     203
Index     205

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