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  • A Press Divided

    Newspaper Coverage of the Civil War

    By David B. Sachsman

    Now in paperback, A Press Divided provides new insights regarding the sharp political divisions that existed among the newspapers of the Civil War era. These newspapers were divided between North and South - and also divided within the North and South. These divisions reflected and exacerbated the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • The Problem of Asia

    Its Effect upon International Politics

    By David B. Sachsman, Alfred Thayer Mahan

    The Problem of Asia, the celebrated American naval historian and strategist, Alfred Thayer Mahan, analyzes the geopolitical structure of world politics at the dawn of the twentieth century. Mahan wrote his book at a time when the United States was emerging as a world power, having recently acquired…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26

  • After the War

    The Press in a Changing America, 1865–1900

    Edited by David B. Sachsman

    After the War presents a panoramic view of social, political, and economic change in post-Civil War America by examining its journalism, from coverage of politics and Reconstruction to sensational reporting and images of the American people. The changes in America during this time were so dramatic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17

  • Sensationalism

    Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th-Century Reporting

    Edited by David B. Sachsman

    David B. Sachsman and David W. Bulla have gathered a colourful collection of essays exploring sensationalism in nineteenth-century newspaper reporting. The contributors analyse the role of sensationalism and tell the story of both the rise of the penny press in the 1830s and the careers of specific…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30
    Journalism Series

  • Serious Leisure

    A Perspective for Our Time, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David B. Sachsman

    Serious Leisure offers a comprehensive view and analysis of the current state of the sociology of leisure. Defining and differentiating the way people use their free time, Robert A. Stebbins divides such activity into categories of serious (skilled), casual (unskilled), and project-based (…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30

  • The Press and the Suburbs

    The Daily Newspapers of New Jersey

    By David B. Sachsman

    The changing economic and demographic patterns of the United States have many measurements; few of them, however, are more comprehensive than the new circulation realities of the press. This volume tells the story of the twenty-six daily newspapers of New Jersey from the 1960s to the 1980s and in…

    Paperback – 2013-10-30

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