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Original spin : Downing Street and the press in Victorian Britain

Author: Paul Brighton
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this important new book, Paul Brighton shows that spin is not something dreamed up by modern, media-savvy politicians. In fact, it was one of the best-kept political secrets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. From Peel and Palmerston to Gladstone and Disraeli, Prime Ministers have all tried to manipulate the press to a greater or lesser extent. Brighton uncovers the covert contacts between Westminster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Brighton
ISBN: 9781780760599 1780760590
OCLC Number: 936138816
Description: vii, 280 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The age of Pitt the Younger --
2 Liverpool and Wellington --
3 Grey and Melbourne --
4 Peel and Russell --
5 Lord Derby --
6 Lord Aberdeen --
7 Lord Palmerston --
8 Benjamin Disraeli --
9 William Gladstone --
10 Lord Salisbury and Lord Rosebery.
Other Titles: Downing Street and the press in Victorian Britain
Responsibility: Paul Brighton.

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Is political spin really a new phenomenon or have politicians been manipulating the press for as long as newspapers have existed? This book shows that spin is not something dreamed up by modern,  Read more...

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A lively and engaging read comprehensive and thorough'--Angus Hawkins, Professor of Modern British History, University of Oxford and author of Victorian Political Culture"

 
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