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War, journalism and the shaping of the twentieth century : the life and times of Henry W. Nevinson

Author: Angela V John
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : I.B. Tauris ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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Called the "King of Correspondents" Henry W. Nevinson (1856-1941) captured the political zeitgeist of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Covering conflicts across the globe, the British war correspondent commented on war in Greece, the Siege of Ladysmith, the aftermath of revolution in Russia in 1905-6 and the tragedy at Gallipoli, helping to shape understanding of world affairs at the time. He also campaigned for  Read more...
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Biography
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John, Angela V.
War, journalism and the shaping of the twentieth century.
London ; New York, NY : I.B. Tauris ; New York, NY : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(OCoLC)69136563
Named Person: Henry Woodd Nevinson; Henry Woodd Nevinson; Henry Woodd Nevinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela V John
ISBN: 1429418583 9781429418584 9780857717832 0857717839
OCLC Number: 77521662
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 246 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Henry W. Nevinson and the drafting of history --
Finding Arcadia: Greece, war and work --
Into Africa: the South African war --
Exposing slavery: Angloa and 'the islands of Hell' --
The battle for freedom: Russia, revolution and empire --
The romantic rebel: suffrage, sex and family --
The Indian spirit --
From the Balkans to world war --
From our own correspondent: Gallipoli and the Western front --
A corresponding cause: Ireland --
Old and new worlds.
Other Titles: Life and times of Henry W. Nevinson
Responsibility: Angela V. John.

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Called the "King of Correspondents" Henry W. Nevinson (1856-1941) captured the political zeitgeist of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Covering conflicts across the globe, the British war correspondent commented on war in Greece, the Siege of Ladysmith, the aftermath of revolution in Russia in 1905-6 and the tragedy at Gallipoli, helping to shape understanding of world affairs at the time. He also campaigned for rights in Angola, Ireland and India. At home he was a strenuous advocate of women's suffrage. Nevinson was the first to report sympathetically on Germany's devastation afte.

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