Fleet Street: Five Hundred Years of the Press

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This authoritative history of the press in London from its earliest days through to the re-launch of "The Guardian" in 2005 tells a fascinating story. Although there were "newsbooks" during the turbulent Civil War period, and rigorously state-controlled newspapers (such as the" London Gazette") launched afterwards, the newspaper industry as we know it today really began to flourish in the 1690s, when it was released from censorship. New papers have been launched every year since then, yet only a few have adapted and ...

Fleet Street: Five Hundred Years of the Press 2006, British Library

ISBN-13: 9780712306973

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