Studies In Newspaper And Periodical History

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The 1995 Annual reflects a wide range of work on serial publication, addressed chronologically, geographically, and theoretically. It spans the period from 1700 through the 1970s and has a distinct international dimension showing how serial publication both followed the expansion of international trade and how it served as one of the sinews that bound together all of the different cultural elements comprising the expanding global economic network.

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Overview

The 1995 Annual reflects a wide range of work on serial publication, addressed chronologically, geographically, and theoretically. It spans the period from 1700 through the 1970s and has a distinct international dimension showing how serial publication both followed the expansion of international trade and how it served as one of the sinews that bound together all of the different cultural elements comprising the expanding global economic network.

This 1995 Annual volume, edited by Michael Harris and Tom O'Malley, represents the continuation of the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History. As with previous volumes, this work continues to offer important studies about the history of newspapers and periodicals around the world.

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A dozen papers discuss such topics as ladies magazines and women's self-representation in the early US republic, the illustrated newspapers of colonial Australia, the newspaper press and the shaping of national identity in Wales from 1870 to 1900, newspaper coverage of the Nuremberg proceedings, and "Rolling Stone"'s changing coverage of the new left in the US from 1967 to 1975. Also included are reviews of recent writing in the field, a bibliography of publications through 1995, and a personal reflection on newspapers as sources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Meet the Author

MICHAEL HARRIS, Lecturer in History at the Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, Birbeck College, University of London, founded the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History in 1984 and acted as executive director until 1993 when he organized the change to the Annual Studies volume.

TOM O'MALLEY is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Glamorgan, Wales. He has published on the 17th-century press and on United Kingdom broadcasting policy and history. He is the author of Closedown? The BBC and Government Broadcasting Policy: 1979-1992 (1994).

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Table of Contents

Preface

The Eighteenth Century

Locating the Serial: Some Ideas about the Position of the Serial in Relation to the Eighteenth-Century Print Culture by Michael Harris

Sons of Liberty and Their Silenced Sisters: "Ladies Magazines" and Women's Self-Representation in the Early Republic by Amy Beth Aronson

The World of Edward Moore and the World of the English Parson by Christopher T. Hamilton

The Nineteenth Century

Early Nineteenth-Century Reform Newspapers in the Provinces: The Newcastle Chronicle and Bristol Mercury by Peter Brett

Land Reform, Community-Building and the Labor Press in Antebellum America and Britain by Jamie L. Bronstein

Destined Not to Survive: The Illustrated Newspapers of Colonial Australia by Peter Dowling

Gendered Space and the British Press by Laurel Brake

Toward a Cultural Critique of Victorian Periodicals by Mark W. Turner

Tokens of Antiquity: The Newspaper Press and the Shaping of National Identity in Wales 1870-1900 by Tom O'Malley, Stuart Allen and Andrew Thompson

The Twentieth Century

America's Press-Radio Rivalry: Circulation Managers and Newspaper Boys during the Depression by Todd Alexander Postol

Trial by Fire: Newspaper Coverage of the Nuremberg Proceedings by Jessica C.E. Gienow-Hecht

From Counterculture to Over-the-Counter Culture: An Analysis of Rolling Stone's Coverage of the New Left in the United States from 1967-1975 by David J. Atkin

Sources for Newspaper and Periodical History

Annual Review of Work in Newspaper History by Diana Dixon

At the Coal-Face of History: Personal Reflections on Using Newspapers as a Source by Glenn R. Wilkinson

Reviews

Index

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