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The history of broadcasting in the United Kingdom

Author: Asa Briggs
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats

This volume covers ten critical years in the history of broadcasting: 1945 to 1955, during which television grew in popularity and the BBC lost its monopoly. Dealing not only with broadcasting  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asa Briggs
ISBN: 0192129260 9780192129260 0192129309 9780192129307 0192129562 9780192129567 0192129678 9780192129673 019215964X 9780192159649
OCLC Number: 263721047
Notes: Previous edition: 1961.
Description: 5 volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. The birth of broadcasting --
v. 2. The golden age of wireless --
v. 3. The war of words --
v. 4. Sound and vision --
v. 5. Competition.
Responsibility: Asa Briggs.


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Lord Briggs is an exceptionally sure-footed guide through complicated facts ... an outstanding triumph. Many of his colleagues would regard any one of the five volumes as a lifetime's work. He Read more...

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