Title

Introduction : Anglo-American media interactions, 1850-2000

Document Type

Book chapter

Source Publication

Anglo-American media interactions, 1850-2000

Publication Date

7-1-2007

First Page

1

Last Page

8

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract

This book presents some of the best new research on Anglo-American media interactions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a topic of strong and increasing concern to both British and American scholars. Yet, given that the countries share a common political and cultural heritage and that, in recent years, “British” media empires such as those of Rupert Murdoch and Conrad Black have thrust their way into the United States, it is surprising that the media dimension in transatlantic relations has been insufficiently examined.2 This collection of essays seeks to rectify this gap and, among other things, to raise important questions about the transatlantic media’s role in the construction of national identities and the emergence of global cultures.

DOI

10.1057/9780230286221_1

Publisher Statement

Copyright © Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007

Additional Information

ISBN of the source publication: 9780230521254

Recommended Citation

Wiener, J. H., & Hampton, M. (2007). Introduction: Anglo-American media interactions, 1850-2000. In J. H. Wiener, & M. Hampton (Eds.), Anglo-American media interactions, 1850-2000 (pp. 1-8). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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