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Dictionary of nineteenth-century journalism in Great-Britain and Ireland

Dictionary of nineteenth-century journalism in Great-Britain and Ireland

Brake, Laurel, Demoor, Marysa, Beetham, Margaret, Dawson, Gowan, Dekker, Odin, Haywood, Ian, Hughes, Linda K., Humpherys, Anne, Jones, Aled, King, Andrew ORCID: 0000-0003-2348-4231, Knight, Mark, Law, Cheryl, Maidment, Brian, Shattock, Joanne, Tilley, Elizabeth, Turner, Mark W. and Wood, John (eds.) (2008) Dictionary of nineteenth-century journalism in Great-Britain and Ireland. In: King, Andrew ORCID: 0000-0003-2348-4231, Beetham, Margaret, Dawson, Gowan, Dekkers, Odin, Haywood, Ian, Hughes, Linda, Jones, Aled, Humpherys, Anne, Knight, Mark, Maidment, Brian, Shattock, Joanne, Tilley, Elizabeth and Turner, Mark, (eds.) The British Library / Academia Press, London, UK & Ghent, Belgium. ISBN 9780712350396

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Abstract

The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism is a large-scale reference work covering the journalism industry in 19th century Britain. Its comprehensive representation of diverse facets of the industry provides a snapshot of the press, from journalist to reader. Its 1700 entries, by an international team of experts and researchers, reflect the range of the press, including art, children, illustration, literature, religion, sports, politics, local and regional titles, satire, and trade journals. DNCJ includes newspapers and periodicals in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Here you will find entries on journals, journalists, illustrators, editors, publishers, proprietors, printers, and topics such as Advertising, Frequency, Magazine Day, Printing Presses, Readership, Social Science and the Press, and War and Journalism. A team of 13 Associate Editors and two co-editors have shaped it, in collaboration with the research community, commissioning authoritative new research. Extensive Indexes, a bibliography, and a chronology enhance the coverage of this burgeoning field.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: ISBN 10: 9789038213408 [1] This dictionary has been shaped by two editors, Laurel Brake & Marysa Demoor, and a team of associate editors - including Andrew King - in collaboration with the research community. [2] This book was co-winner of the Colby Prize for the best scholarly book of the year (2009) in the field of Victorian periodicals. [3] Published by The British Library 1 Dec 2008 and by Academia Press 15 Jan 2009
Uncontrolled Keywords: journalism, print media, print history, press history, Victorian, nineteenth-century
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Communications & Creative Arts
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Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/8337

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