Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1994 Annual
by Michael Harris, Tom O'Malley
August 1996, 240pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
1 volume, Greenwood

Hardcover: 978-0-313-29051-0
$64, £48, 54€, A92

This second annual offers the only major review of international newspaper and periodical history.

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.

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