Dictionary of Nineteenth-century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland

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Laurel Brake, Marysa Demoor
Academia Press, 2009 - History - 1014 pages
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DNCJ is a comprehensive representation of diverse facets of the industry provides a snapshot of the press, from journalist to reader. Its 1630 entries, contributed by an international team of experts and researchers,
reflect the full 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.

DNCJ contains entries on journals, journalists, illustrators, editors, publishers, proprietors, printers, and topics such as advertising, frequency of publication, magazine day, printing presses, readership, social science and the press, and war and journalism. It has been shaped by the editors and a team of thirteen associate editors in
collaboration with the research community. Authoritative new research, extensive indexes, a wide-ranging bibliography and a chronology enhance the coverage of this burgeoning field.

A co-edition with The British Library
  

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LAUREL BRAKE is a lecturer in English and Reader in Literature and Print Culture at Birkbeck, University of London UK. MARYSA DEMOOR is Professor of English Literature at Ghent University, Belgium.

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