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The Cyprus Frenzy of 1878 and the British Press

Author: Marinos Pourgouris
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study examines the works of several newspaper correspondents who traveled to Cyprus in 1878 to cover the British acquisition of the island. The author analyzes the correspondents' relationships with the military establishment and the role of advertisements in propagating colonial discourse."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pourgouris, Marinos, author.
Cyprus Frenzy of 1878 and the British Press
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2018051939
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marinos Pourgouris
ISBN: 9781498576604 1498576605
OCLC Number: 1050959911
Description: xii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Empire of intimacy --
Advertisements: Cyprus! Cyprus! Cyprus! --
St. Leger Algernon Herbert and the Times of London --
Archibald Forbes and the Daily News --
John Augustus O'Shea and the London Evening Standard --
Edward Henry Vizetelly and the Glasgow Herald --
Samuel Pasfield Oliver and the Illustrated London News --
Hepworth Dixon and the Provincial Press --
Letters to the editor: J.L. Haddan's Pioneer Railway and V.L. Cameron's Journey to Cyprus.
Responsibility: Marinos Pourgouris.

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This is an exciting and uncannily pertinent exploration of a heavily entangled corner in the Eastern Mediterranean - Cyprus in and around 1878 - toward the formation of "the colonialist imaginary," a Read more...

 
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