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Mass Communications and the Modern World : Themes in Comparative History - Ken Ward

Mass Communications and the Modern World

Themes in Comparative History

By: Ken Ward

Paperback Published: 6th February 1989
ISBN: 9780333372630
Number Of Pages: 224
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old

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This book aims to investigate the comparative development of the main forms of mass media (the press, film and broadcasting) in three societies - the United States, Great Britain and Germany - between 1890 and 1970. The main emphasis is on the political frameworks in which the media developed and the influence upon individual societies as well as on the international framework. This is the first work to provide access for students to much of the recent work on the history of the mass media .

Introduction: Theories of the Media - The Development of the Large Circulation Press; Film and the Organisation of Propaganda - The Emergence of Broadcasting in the 1920s - The State and the Media in the 1930s - Propaganda and the 'Hot' and 'Cold' Wars - Television and its Effects - Conclusion - Notes - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333372630
ISBN-10: 0333372638
Series: Themes in Comparative History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 6th February 1989
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 13.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 10