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Journalism's roving eye : a history of American foreign reporting

Author: John Maxwell Hamilton
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day. Chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries.--from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Maxwell Hamilton
ISBN: 9780807134740 0807134740
OCLC Number: 297222788
Description: xvi, 655 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The manners and customs of all nations --
I rise to be useful --
Tomorrow's mail --
Dishing the foreign news --
Mr. Kendall's express --
Foreign commissioner for the Tribune --
Find Livingstone --
A minute --
over the newspaper --
before breakfast --
Thinking with their thoughts --
A bell-ringer --
L'homme enchaîné --
The highest realm --
My own job in my own way --
Who's who --
New worlds to conquer --
Send the whole bunch of them packing --
Gimme the air! --
Hey soldier, I'm wounded! --
Two warring ideals in one dark body --
The strange case of Edgar Snow --
Why don't you get on the team? --
Dossing down --
The correspondent's kit --
The natural history of foreign correspondence.
Responsibility: John Maxwell Hamilton.
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A sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day. Chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries.--from publisher description.

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