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The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism (Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media)

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This is the first book to compare and contrast the history of journalism in Britain and America during the nineteenth and early twentieth century. It traces the emergence on both sides of the Atlantic of mass circulation newspapers with millions of readers and explores seminal cross-cultural and literary issues such as the impact of increased literacy and the evolution of
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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 3rd 2011)
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Joel H. Wiener is Emeritus Professor of History at City University of New York. He has published and edited many books and articles on British press history and aspects of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century British History. His books include The War of the Unstamped (1969) and Papers for the Millions: the New Journalism in Britain, 1850s to 1914 (1988). Professor Wiener is also a former president o ...more
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