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The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Mark O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and ... More


“Absolute Hell”: The Western Front in 1914

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets the scene for the Christmas truce by examining the letters British soldiers wrote home during the first winter of the war, which included forthright descriptions of the horrors of ... More


“One Day of Peace at the Front”: The Christmas Truce and the British Press

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The popular narrative of the truce further maintains that the event was “hushed up” by the military leadership and the government, and that the British public would have been horrified to learn that ... More


The Two Generals Who Resist Each Other: Perceptions of Grant and Lee in the Summer of 1864

Gary W. Gallagher

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Gary W. Gallagher’s opening essay focuses on Grant and Lee, who occupied singular positions in their respective nations. Both were compared to George Washington, a sure indication that fellow ... More


Conclusion

Corinna Nicolaou

in A None's Story: "Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173940
eISBN:
9780231541251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173940.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Recounting the article about her project that appears in the Los Angeles Times and her subsequent blog, the author struggles with the public reception of her journey into faith as a religious None. ... More


The volunteers' farewell: closing rituals, genteel ironies

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The volunteers’ farewell: closing rituals, genteel ironies’ recounts the activities and perspectives of volunteers, Government officials, the Church, strikers, and various media at the end of the ... More


Seeking advice

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 continues this examination of how these changes affected the emotional landscapes of young men's lives by scrutinising how the ‘male world’ of youthful feeling was expressed through the ... More


All Our Yesterdays: A History of Media Sport

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Provides a social history of the media sport relationship. Examines newspapers, radio, film and television. Sets the present study in an historical context.


The Radical Moravian: James Montgomery (1771–1854)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

James Montgomery is known to history as a prolific writer of church hymns. In his young manhood, he was a liberal newspaper editor and poet in Sheffield. Encouraged by the radical Joseph Gales, who ... More


Epilogue

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Saints: Cosmas and Damian in a Postmodern World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199743179
eISBN:
9780199345045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743179.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 2010 canonization of the second Canadian-born saint, Brother André, and of Australia’s first saint, Mother Mary MacKillop, resulted in massive media attention to saint making and the role of ... More


Managing Disruption

Joshua Gans

in The Disruption Dilemma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034487
eISBN:
9780262333832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034487.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The previous chapters demonstrated that disruptive events are uncertain. There are two ways of dealing with uncertainty – you can fight the consequences of the event when it arises or you can insure ... More


Periodical Publications: Journalism, Politics, and Polite Entertainment

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

New formats for periodical publications in this decade included the newspaper, which replaced the earlier newsbooks and handwritten subscription newsletters and which created new opportunities for ... More


Community

Gerald E. Poyo

in Exile and Revolution: Jose D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049182
eISBN:
9780813050027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049182.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the Cuban Ten Years’ War, José D. Poyo participated in creating a multiracial revolutionary community in Key West safe from Spanish authority where activists freely supported Cuban insurgents. ... More


Wang Tao in Hong Kong and the Chinese “Other”

Elizabeth Sinn

in Meeting Place: Encounters across Cultures in Hong Kong, 1841-1984

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390847
eISBN:
9789888455010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390847.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Wang Tao, a prominent member of the Chinese literati, arrived in Hong Kong in 1862 and found it a baffling place, inhabited not only by foreigners but also by southern Chinese, who were (in his view) ... More


Tall tales and true: Richard Marsh and late Victorian journalism

Nick Freeman

in Richard Marsh, popular fiction and literary culture, 1890-1915: Rereading the fin de siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526124340
eISBN:
9781526136206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124340.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focusing largely on short stories of the 1890s and 1900s, this essay examines Richard Marsh's many similarities and connections with late-Victorian newspapers, particularly the tabloid press typified ... More


The Picked Prostitutes of the Land: Reputations of Female Federal Employees

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 5 explores how conceptions of women’s sexuality complicated and threatened female employment. The national rumor mongering about female federal employees burst forth in newspapers from Maine ... More


My Little Girl Wife: The Transformation of Childhood and Marriage in the Late Nineteenth Century

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

By the later nineteenth century, ideas about childhood and about marriage had undergone significant transformations in the United States, especially among the middle class. Children were now seen as ... More


Setting Agendas, Demanding Rights, and the Black Press

Margaret Garb

in Freedom's Ballot: African American Political Struggles in Chicago from Abolition to the Great Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135908
eISBN:
9780226136066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136066.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 2 describes the emergence of the black press and the rise of African American civic organizations and political clubs. It argues that newspapers like the Chicago Conservator, launched by ... More


Insanity on display: Magistrates, doctors and families, 1840–70

Catherine Cox

in Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719075032
eISBN:
9781781704769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075032.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on 340 dangerous lunatic certification warrants, newspaper reports and other sources, this chapter assesses how lay and medical indications of mental illness were constructed during ... More


After census night: Clemence's resistance, Asquith's betrayal

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tabloid newspapers now splashed photographs of census evaders over their front pages. Tuesday's Daily Sketch even depicted slumbering bodies inside Manchester's ‘Census Lodge’. The broadsheets looked ... More


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