News Networks in Seventeenth Century Britain and Europe
Edited by Joad Raymond
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News Networks in Seventeenth Century Britain and Europe by Joad Raymond
Book DescriptionExamining new research, this excellent volume presents a series of case-studies exemplifying the new newspaper history. Using cross-cultural comparisons, Joad Raymond establishes an agenda for answering crucial questions central to the future histories of the political and literary culture of early-modern Britain: * What is the relationship between the circulation of news in Britain and communication networks elsewhere in Europe? * Was the British development of the media unique? * What are the specific rhetorical properties of news-communication in seventeeth-century Britain? * What was the relationship between commerce and politics? * How do local exchanges of news relate to national practices and institutions? Previously published as a special issue of the journal Media History, this book is compulsory reading for researchers and students of European history and media studies alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415464116
(246mm x 174mm x 10mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Joad Raymond
Joad Raymond is a Senior Lecturer in Literature at the University of East Anglia, and the author of Pamphlets and Pamphleteering in Early Modern Britain (2003) and The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks, 1641-1649 (1996).
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