Journalism History Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research

    The Future of the Magazine Form

    Edited by David Abrahamson, Marcia R. Prior-Miller

    Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Why I'm a Journalist

    Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

    Edited by Aaron Chimbel

    Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work, and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question – why be a journalist? –…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Empires of Print

    Adventure Fiction in the Magazines, 1899-1919

    By Patrick Scott Belk

    At the turn of the twentieth century, the publishing industries in Britain and the United States underwent dramatic expansions and reorganization that brought about an increased traffic in books and periodicals around the world. Focusing on adventure fiction published from 1899 to 1919, Patrick…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Media at BBC News

    The Re-Making of Crisis Reporting

    By Valerie Belair-Gagnon

    Since the emergence of social media in the journalistic landscape, the BBC has sought to produce reporting more connected to its audience while retaining its authority as a public broadcaster in crisis reporting. Using empirical analysis of crisis news production at the BBC, this book shows that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Royal Ceremony, Celebration, and Print in Later Stuart England, 1660-1714

    By Benjamin F. Klein

    Recent years have witnessed a resurgence of scholarly interest in the study of the royal court in early modern Britain. Whilst the majority of this work has focused upon the Tudor and early Stuart periods, significant investigations into the Court between 1649 and 1714 have greatly enhanced our…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • 'A Student in Arms'

    Donald Hankey and Edwardian Society at War

    By Ross Davies

    Donald Hankey was a writer who saw himself as a ’student of human nature’ and peacetime Edwardian Britain as a society at war with itself. Wounded in a murderous daylight infantry charge near Ypres, Hankey began sending despatches to The Spectator from hospital in 1915. Trench life, wrote Hankey,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Scaremongers (RLE The First World War)

    The Advocacy of War and Rearmament 1896-1914

    By A. J. A. Morris

    This revealing book illustrates how the passion for war was fostered and promoted. The author provides detailed evidence of how and why an image of Germany as a nation determined upon world hegemony was deliberately promoted by a group of British newspaper editors, proprietors and journalists. This…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    "Search All About It!"

    By Paul Gooding

    In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Modernist Star Maps

    Celebrity, Modernity, Culture

    By Aaron Jaffe

    Edited by Jonathan Goldman

    Bringing together Canadian, American, and British scholars, this volume explores the relationship between modernism and modern celebrity culture. In support of the collection's overriding thesis that modern celebrity and modernism are mutually determining phenomena, the contributors take on a range…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • Dress Culture in Late Victorian Women's Fiction

    Literacy, Textiles, and Activism

    By Christine Bayles Kortsch

    In her immensely readable and richly documented book, Christine Bayles Kortsch asks us to shift our understanding of late Victorian literary culture by examining its inextricable relationship with the material culture of dress and sewing. Even as the Education Acts of 1870, 1880, and 1891 extended…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

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