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                        Eighteenth-Century England | Oxford Scholarship Online
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Newspapers, Politics, and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England

Hannah Barker

Abstract

Historians have traditionally attributed great influence to newspapers in late eighteenth-century England. Yet in spite of the power they were supposed to wield, very little is known about the newspaper press itself during this period. This book examines the ways in which both London and provincial newspapers operated, the fashioning of their politics, and their relationships with politicians, and, crucially, their readers. In particular, this book is concerned with the ways in which newspapers both ... More

Keywords: newspapers, politics, public opinion, eighteenth-century England, political reform, political debate, political nation, newspaper operations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198207412
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207412.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hannah Barker, author
Keele University
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