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Pressing interests : the agenda and influence of a colonial East African newspaper sector

Author: Phoebe Musandu
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018 ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first extended history of colonial Kenya's press, 1899-1960s
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Musandu, Phoebe.
Pressing interests.
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1055274109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phoebe Musandu
ISBN: 9780773556003 0773556001 9780773556010 077355601X
OCLC Number: 1055047875
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Of discontent, contractual wars, and the birthing of secular newspapers in British East Africa, 1899-1905 --
"Political apathy is commercial atrophy": the East African Standard and the interests of the European press, 1904-1963 --
"The position of the proverbial sandwich": Asian newspapers in British East Africa, 1920s-1960s --
"The paper is their meeting ground": African newspapers, 1920s-1952 --
Leviathan's cranky press: government newspapers, 1920-1962
Responsibility: Phoebe Musandu
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