War with Mexico!: America's Reporters Cover the Battlefront

War with Mexico!: America's Reporters Cover the Battlefront

by Tom Reilly
     
 

The first book to tell the history of the Mexican war through the eyes of the American reporters—the nation's first war correspondents—who covered it on the ground. Provides an up-close, richly detailed, comprehensive account of the war, as well as insights into the rise of modern commercial journalism, its impact on public perceptions, and its

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The first book to tell the history of the Mexican war through the eyes of the American reporters—the nation's first war correspondents—who covered it on the ground. Provides an up-close, richly detailed, comprehensive account of the war, as well as insights into the rise of modern commercial journalism, its impact on public perceptions, and its entanglement with national politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700617401
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/28/2010
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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