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The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 2: Expansion and Evolution, 1800-1900

David Finkelstein


Winner of the 2021 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize, this is a thorough account of newspaper and periodical press history in Britain and Ireland from 1800 to 1900. It is a unique collection of essays examining nineteenth-century British and Irish journalism and communication history during a key period of change and development. It covers an important point of expansion in periodical and press history across the four nations of Great Britain (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales), concentrating on cross-border and transnational comparisons and contrasts in nineteenth-century media ... More

Keywords: Newspapers, Periodical Press, Communication History, Journalism, Media History, Nineteenth Century, British journalism, Irish journalism

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474424882
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424882.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Finkelstein, editor
University of Plymouth

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David Finkelstein

I. Press and Periodical Economics

II. Production and Distribution

Chapter Two Production

Helen S. Williams

III. Readership and Distribution

IV: Identities and Communities

Case Study 6: The Byline

Steve Harrison

V. Legal Frameworks

VI. Themed Chapters