The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History - Studies in Middle Eastern History (Hardback)Ami Ayalon (author)
Hardback 314 Pages / Published: 04/05/1995
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Newspapers and journalism began in the Middle East in the nineteenth century and evolved during a period of accelerated change which shaped their unique political, social and cultural role. Drawing on a wealth of sources, this study for the first time explores the press as a Middle Eastern institution. It focuses on the circumstances that influences the growth of the Arab press, its own impact on local historical developments, and the long-term effects that early patterns of its emergence have had on later evolution.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 314
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 244 x 165 x 26 mm
Contains a wealth of information on the nature, development, and progress of this rarefied topic in historical scholarship....This competently researched, very well written, and elegantly produced study throws bright light on its subject matter, not only as a particular item in the inventory of Arab culture, but also as an institution that exists within overall socio-political and economic systems of varied though closely related polities....Wholeheartedly recommended. * Choice *
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