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Corporate Power in a Globalizing World (Wynford Books)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195438314, isbn: 0195438310,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Winner of the Porter Prize, this classic study thoroughly profiles the corporate elite of late twentieth-century Canada, within a global context. It traces the fundamental changes in the structure of corporate power in Canada since the mid-1970s and highlights such key issues as the place of Canadian corporate power in global context, the westward shift of Canadian corporate power, and the emergence of a North American corporate elite. Corporate Power in a Globalizing World opens with a survey


A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Oxford Shakespeare)
By Clarendon Press
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mpn: halftones, ean: 9780198129288, isbn: 0198129289,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
A Midsummer Night's Dream is perhaps Shakespeare's most popular play, particularly as a first introduction to Shakespeare for children--filled as it is with a marvelous mixture of aristocrats, workers, and fairies. For the Oxford Shakespeare edition, Peter Holland's introduction looks at dreams and dreamers, tracing the materials out of which Shakespeare constructs his world of night and shadows..


Power, Privilege and the Post: The Katharine Graham Story
By Seven Stories Press
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ean: 9781888363869, isbn: 188836386X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 183 reviews
Katherine Graham's story has all the elements of the phoenix rising from the ashes, and in Carol Felsenthal's unauthorized biography, Power, Privilege, and the Post, Graham's personal tragedies and triumphs are revealed. The homely and insecure daughter of the Jewish millionaire and owner of The Washington Post, Eugene Myer, Kay married the handsome, brilliant and power hungry Phillip Graham in 1940. By 1948 Kay's father had turned control of The Washington Post over to Phil, who spent the next


The Book Publishing Industry, Second Edition
By Routledge
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ean: 9780805848533, isbn: 0805848533,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
This volume provides an innovative and detailed overview of the book publishing industry, including details about the business processes in editorial, marketing, and production. The work explores the complex issues that occur everyday in the publishing industry and covers the changing technologies and business practices. In this second edition, author Albert N. Greco thoroughly updates his original text, providing statistical datasets though 2002 and in many cases offering projections through


The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: numerous tables and figures, ean: 9780199279579, isbn: 0199279578,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
The Field and the Forge offers an innovative approach to the pre-industrial history of Europe and the Mediterranean basin from Roman times through to the Industrial Revolution. This wide-ranging analysis demonstrates how technology changed the scope of state and empire building, and explores why this scope was realized in the ancient world rather than the medieval west. This work not only considers the who and what of history, but provides a clear demonstration of why things happened..


Muckraker: The scandalous life and times of W.T. Stead
By Brand: Robson Press
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9781849545853, isbn: 1849545855,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Winner of the Political Book Awards 2013 Best Political Biography. The era of sensational tabloid journalism began in Britain in the summer of 1885 when W. T. Stead, editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, ran a newspaper campaign entitled 'The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon'. In a series of flesh-creeping articles, the editor revealed how he had 'purchased' a child of thirteen from her parents for sinister purposes darkly hinted at to the reader. The result was a two-week national panic,


The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism (Classic Reprint)
By Forgotten Books
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ean: 9781333612405, isbn: 1333612400,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Excerpt from The Brass Check: A Study of American JournalismHe had rich relatives who were fond of him, so that he was free to escape from poverty into luxury; he had the opportunity to rise quickly in the world, if he would go into business, and devote his attention thereto. But would he find in business the ideals which he craved? He talked with business men, also he got the flavor of business from the advertisements in the newspapers - and he knew that this was not what he was seeking. He


Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany, 1918-1963
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198208525, isbn: 0198208529,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
This book goes behind the success story of the Federal Republic of Germany since the Second World War to examine the principles underpinning the so-called ''economic miracle.'' A.J. Nicholls examines the intellectual origins and history of the concept of the Social Market Economy, and its implementation in the difficult years of post-war devastation and recovery in West Germany. He traces the struggle of liberal economists to assert their ideas in the unfavorable circumstances from 1933 to


Latin America since 1780
By Hodder Education Publishers
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ean: 9780340958735, isbn: 0340958731,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Although largely sharing a common past and language, the countries in Latin America remain distinct entities with their own identities. Latin America since 1780 provides a continental-based historical narrative which stresses the common themes between countries like Mexico in North America to Argentina in the Southern Cone, while at the same time highlighting their specific national contexts. This book focuses on key events such as the Mexican-American War, the Cuban Revolution, and the


The Uncrowned King: The Sensational Rise of William Randolph Hearst
By Brand: Counterpoint
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ean: 9781582435541, isbn: 1582435545,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 219 reviews
More than a century ago, a young William Randolph Hearst stormed the Manhattan publishing establishment and usurped Joseph Pulitzer as the dominant force in the most hotly contested newspaper market the world has ever seen. In three years, Hearst built the foundation of one of America's greatest media empires, yet his reputation as a journalist has always been haunted by allegations of sensationalism, self-promotion, warmongering, and outright fakery. In this major re-estimation of Hearst's


Breaking News: An Autobiography
By Biteback Publishing
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ean: 9781785902253, isbn: 1785902253,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Until his retirement at the end of 2016, Jeremy Thompson was one of the longest-serving journalists and news anchors in the UK. During a forty-year career in television news, Thompson gained a reputation as the consummate broadcaster, latterly as the anchor of Sky News' early evening programme, though as frequently broadcasting on location from the heart of the story. Thompson worked for all the major news broadcasters in the UK: the BBC, ITV and finally Sky, where he started as a foreign


Latin, Greek and Money: What You Need To Know
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781973714637, isbn: 9781973714637,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Language and money: they may seem different, but they have a lot in common. Without them, the world would be stuck in the here and now. Former Goldman Sachs trader and classical-language aficionado Bill Feingold, who now runs his own financial-consulting practice, helps you fill in two important knowledge areas with one energetic book. Bill, author of the acclaimed The Undoing of Cowardice and Beating the Indexes, uses Latin and Greek word origins to give unique perspectives on today's most


The Long History of New Media: Technology, Historiography, and Contextualizing Newness (Digital Formations)
By Brand: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9781433114403, isbn: 1433114402,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
This volume examines the role of history in the study of new media and of newness itself, discussing how the ‘new’ in new media must be understood to be historically constructed. Furthermore, the new is constructed with an eye on the future, or more correctly, an eye on what we think the future will be. Chapters by eminent scholars address the connection between historical consideration and new media. Some assess the historical descriptions of the development of new media; others hinge on


The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107657830, isbn: 9781107657830,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Based on newly available and extensive archival evidence, this book traces the history of international news agencies and associations around the world from 1848 to 1947. Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb argues that newspaper publishers formed news associations and patronized news agencies to cut the costs of news collection and exclude competitors from gaining access to the news. In this way, cooperation facilitated the distribution of news. The extent to which state regulation permitted cooperation,


Modelling the Middle Ages: The History and Theory of England's Economic Development (Oxford Ethics Series)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199244126, isbn: 9780199244126,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 297 reviews
This book surveys the most influential theoretical approaches adopted for the study of medieval economy and society. It offers an accessible introduction to medieval economic history, an up-to-date critique of established models, and a succinct treatise on historiographical method..


TV News Anchors and Journalistic Tradition: How Journalists Adapt to Technology
By Brand: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9781433108952, isbn: 143310895X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
Through the lens of TV news anchors, this book examines the impact that television news has had on traditional journalistic standards and practices. While TV news anchors boost the power, adulation, and authority of journalism in general, internally, the journalistic community feels that anchors undermine many key journalistic values. This book provides a historical overview of the impact they have had on American journalism, uncovering the changing values, codes of behavior, and boundaries of


A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195144512, isbn: 0195144511,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 210 reviews
The publishing industry in France in the years before the Revolution was a lively and sometimes rough-and-tumble affair, as publishers and printers scrambled to deal with (and if possible evade) shifting censorship laws and tax regulations, in order to cater to a reading public's appetite for books of all kinds, from the famous Encyclopédie, repository of reason and knowledge, to scandal-mongering libel and pornography. Historian and librarian Robert Darnton uses his exclusive access to a


A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present
By Alfred Dupont Chandler James W Cortada
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mpn: 45 b/w line illus., ean: 9780195128147, isbn: 0195128141,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
This book makes the startling case that North Americans were getting on the ''information highway'' as early as the 1700's, and have been using it as a critical building block of their social, economic, and political world ever since. By the time of the founding of the United States, there was a postal system and roads for the distribution of mail copyright laws to protect intellectual property, and newspapers, books, and broadsides to bring information to a populace that was building a nation


Labour Movements, Employers, and the State: Conflict and Co-operation in Britain and Sweden
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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mpn: bibliography, ean: 9780198272892, isbn: 0198272898,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
In this comparative study, Fulcher reassesses existing theories of industrial conflict class organization, and State intervention, taking the history of industrial relations in Britain and Sweden as a case study. Using Barrington Moore's notion of ''supressed historical alternatives,'' the author explores the origins of the organization and institutional differences between the two countries, finding unexpected and overlooked parallels in their histories; he analyses the attempts to establish


Penguin and the Lane Brothers: The Untold Story of a Publishing Revolution
By Black Inc.
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ean: 9781863957571, isbn: 186395757X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
A ground-breaking counter-history of Penguin Books - both amusing and and with a strong new Australian aspect. How did the three Lane brothers enter publishing and build Penguin into a global powerhouse? As this new book shows, their innovation and the creative opposition among them would prove to be the company's secret weapon. The Lane boys did their best thinking together in bathroom board-meetings, where at least one director would always be 'mother naked'. The war, though, brought



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