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The publisher : Henry Luce and his American century

Author: Alan Brinkley
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed historian Alan Brinkley gives us a sharply realized portrait of Henry Luce, arguably the most important publisher of the twentieth century. As the founder of "Time," "Fortune, "and "Life" magazines, Luce changed the way we consume news and the way we understand our world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Henry Robinson Luce; Henry Robinson Luce
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Brinkley
ISBN: 9780679414445 0679414444
OCLC Number: 429021916
Notes: "A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Biography finalist, 2011.
Description: xiii, 531 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Americans abroad --
The striver --
Big man --
"The paper" --
"Time : the weekly news-magazine" --
Empire building --
"Time marches on" --
"Life begins" --
Man of the world --
Time Inc. goes to war --
Losing China --
Cold warriors --
National purpose --
Letting go.
Responsibility: Alan Brinkley.

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Acclaimed historian Alan Brinkley gives us a sharply realized portrait of Henry Luce, arguably the most important publisher of the twentieth century. As the founder of "Time," "Fortune, "and "Life" magazines, Luce changed the way we consume news and the way we understand our world.

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