International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations

International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations

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ISBN-13: 9781351206419
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/09/2018
Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 242
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jonas Brendebach is a PhD researcher at the Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute, Florence. He was a visiting doctoral student at Columbia University, New York.

Martin Herzer holds a PhD in History from the European University Institute, Florence. He was a visiting doctoral student in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics and a teaching fellow at the Centre d’Histoire at Sciences Po Paris.

Heidi Tworek is Assistant Professor of International History at the University of British Columbia. She received her PhD in History from Harvard University. She manages the United Nations History Project (www.unhistoryproject.org).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction (Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, and Heidi Tworek) 2. The Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine and European media, 1815–1848 (Robert Mark Spaulding) 3. The Public image of the Universal Postal Union in the Anglophone world, 1874–1949 (Richard R. John) 4. The limits of peace propaganda: the Information Section of the League of Nations and its Tokyo office (Tomoko Akami) 5. International exhibitionism: the League of Nations at the New York World’s Fair, 1939–1940 (David Allen) 6. Making their own internationalism: Algerian media and a few others the League of Nations ignored, 1919–1943 (Arthur Asseraf) 7. Hollywood, the United Nations, and the long history of film communicating internationalism (Glenda Sluga) 8. Towards a new international communication order? UNESCO, development, and "national communication policies" in the 1960s and 1970s (Jonas Brendebach) 9. Singing and painting global awareness: international years and human rights at the United Nations (Monika Baár) 10. A wave of interest and action for plant Earth? How UNEP spoke for the environment from Stockholm to Rio (Simone M. Müller)

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