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Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the Great Britain's answer to the Haw-haw radio programmes, Germany's war propaganda. It argues that during this time the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was more ... More


Controllers and Controlled

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the conflict of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) with the Ministry of Information and the Cabinet. It discusses Minister of Information Frank Pick's proposal for a ... More


War, 1939–45

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The BBC supported the imperial war effort both through its broadcasts to home listeners and through its transmissions to the empire. These activities were shaped by increased state intervention, with ... More


D-Day and After

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) broadcasting during and after D-Day. It discusses the BBC's creation of War Reports, which was first introduced by John Snagge. This ... More


Chamberlain’s Information

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by discussing the formation of ‘propaganda’ in Britain as well as its influence on the public. It then explores Chamberlain's interest in working on the German suspicion that the ... More


Introduction

Mariel Grant

in Propaganda and the Role of the State in Inter-War Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204442
eISBN:
9780191676284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204442.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book offers insights into the nature of propaganda and its management, and contributes to our understanding of the changing role of the state in modern British society. During the early stages of ... More


Wartime British cinema

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the films directed by Asquith during the Second World War. French Without Tears was released late in 1939, a few months after the outbreak of the war, but the film showed no ... More


From Nanjing to Chongqing: International Propaganda in Wartime, 1937–1938

Shuge Wei

in News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7 looks into the government’s efforts to further centralize the international propaganda system. Hollington Tong became the key person in charge of the process. With the support of Chiang ... More


The Cinematograph Exhibitors’ Association and the government

Richard Farmer

in "Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45": The utility dream palace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091889
eISBN:
9781526109644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091889.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

The Second World War witnessed a massive expansion of state power in Britain, and it is unsurprising to find that the state and its various agencies had a massive impact on wartime cinemagoing. ... More


War Begins

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at how, at the outbreak of war, Mass-Observation looked to the new Ministry of Information for sponsorship, but, despite a brief commission in the autumn of 1939, it was not until ... More


British Cinema and ‘The People's War’

James Chapman

in ‘Millions Like Us’?: British Culture in the Second World War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237631
eISBN:
9781846312489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312489.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of cinema and the nature of the British cinema during World War 2. It discusses the role of cinema as a medium of entertainment and a vehicle of propaganda and ... More


Evolution of the Telecommunications Policvmaker: Bargaining Among Interests

in From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter centers on the development of policymakers. It looks at the emergence of the Ministry of Information Industry within the context of general Chinese administrative reform. It also studies ... More


Love on the Dole: the Play and the Film – a Tale of Two Adaptations

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the play and film versions of Greenwoods story. It starts with the 1935 play adaptation of Love on the Dole (co-written by Walter Greenwood and Ronald Gow). This was a great ... More


The Summer of 1940

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Monitoring morale for the Ministry of Information during the crisis months of the summer of 1940 brought Harrisson as close as he ever was to come to the centre of power in Britain. The chapter ... More


Blitztown

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The impact of bombing on civilian morale was closely monitored by a small team of Mass-Observation staff between September 1940 and May 1941. Their reports, commissioned by the Ministry of ... More


Production

James Hinton

in The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671045
eISBN:
9780191750656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671045.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Tom Harrisson's alliance with the Advertising Service Guild, a group of progressive advertising agencies which from the summer of 1941 replaced the Ministry of Information as ... More


New Wars: Morale and Democratic Mobilization

Daniel Ussishkin

in Morale: A Modern British History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 4 examines the ways in which the totalization of warfare during the twentieth century signaled the diffusion of the concept of morale from the military context to civil society, while the ... More


The Fight for Federation

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0020
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The Third Round Table Conference takes place and progress is made towards a scheme for a federation. Sir William pays tribute to Sir Mirza Ismail’s judgement and expresses hopes in the press that the ... More


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