Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1994 Annual

Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1994 Annual

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Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1994 Annual by Michael Harris, Tom OMalley

This second annual review of international newspaper and periodical history is a further continuation of the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History. Michael Harris and Tom O'Malley have brought together a broad collection of perspectives about newspaper and periodical reporting from the 17th to 20th centuries. This annual also describes important sources, gives a succinct annual review of newspaper history, and reviews noteworthy new books in newspaper and periodical history. It is an essential source for historians and teachers of media and communications courses.

This volume discusses 17th-century newsbooks, Walpole's management of political opinion, publication of the Universal Museum about booksellers, and reports on a treason trial in the 18th century. The annual goes on to analyze how the British press was Americanized from 1830 to 1914, analyzes the Dreyfus case in ^Le Matin as well as newspaper-reading by British forces in World War I. This annual also describes important sources, gives a succinct annual review of newspaper history, and reviews noteworthy new books in newspaper and periodical history. It is an essential source for historians and teachers of media and communications courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313290510
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/1996
Series: Newspaper and Periodical History Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL HARRIS, Senior Lecturer in History, Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, founded the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History in 1984 and acted as executive editor of this publication until 1993 when he organized the change to the Annual Studies volume. He has written extensively about the history of the newspaper press in particular and the development of the print culture in England generally. Among his many published works are London Newspapers in the Age of Walpole (1987), The Press in English Society from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century (1987), Serials and Their Readers from 1620 (1993), and A History of the English Newspaper Press, 1620-1990 (forthcoming).

TOM O'MALLEY is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Glamorgan, Wales. He has published on the seventeenth-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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