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Author Thompson, J. Lee

Title Politicians, the Press and Propaganda : Lord Northcliffe and the Great War, 1914-1919
Published Ashland : Kent State University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- One. Introduction: Background, and Prelude to War -- Two. A Boomerang Policy: Censorship & Recruiting Battles, August to December 1914 -- Three. A Very Big and Difficult Thing: Munitions & Coalition, January to June 1915 -- Four. A Very Hard Nut to Crack: The Conscription Question, July to December 1915 -- Five. No More Shilly-Shallying: Air Power & Conscription, January to June 1916 -- Six. Asquith's Head on a Plate: The Fall of Asquith & the Rise of Lloyd George, July to December 1916
Seven. To Tell the People of America the Truth: The United States Enters the War, January to May 1917Eight. Deeds and Words: Chairman of the British / War Mission to the United States, June to November 1917 -- Nine. Pegasus in Harness: Politics & Propaganda, November 1917 to April 1918 -- Ten. Great Propaganda: From War to Peace, May to November 1918 -- Eleven. The Huns Must Pay: Politics & Peacemaking, November 1918 to June 1919 -- Twelve. Conclusion: Politicians, the Press, & Propaganda -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-310) and index
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Subject Northcliffe, Alfred Harmsworth, Viscount, 1865-1922.
Northcliffe, Alfred Harmsworth, Viscount, 1865-1922.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
Press and politics -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Press and propaganda -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Press and politics.
Press and propaganda.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781612772158