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Communications and power

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336pp. 1994 first paperback edition. Very good condition with signs of use and slight wear to cover corners. Occasional slight dogear.

At the end of the First World War, Government of India officials and Indian nationalist politicians began to recognise the need for an organized communications network that could reach out to a large and diverse Indian population. The challenge for Government and nationalists alike was to create an effective propaganda machine that could both disseminate news and, at the same time, elicit the desired political response. Milton Israel's book describes the role of the press, news services and propaganda agencies in the last stage of the nationalist struggle in India before the departure of the British, emphasizing the media's participation in the development of a 'national' perspective. Within this context, the author examines the significance of the encounter between imperialism and nationalism and the influence one had upon the other in achieving often conflicting objectives.

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Author(s):
Milton Israel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st paperback
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521467632
ISBN-13:
9780521467636
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Communications and Power: Propaganda and the Press in the Indian National Struggle, 1920 1947

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336pp. 1994 first paperback edition. Very good condition with signs of use and slight wear to cover corners. Occasional slight dogear.

At the end of the First World War, Government of India officials and Indian nationalist politicians began to recognise the need for an organized communications network that could reach out to a large and diverse Indian population. The challenge for Government and nationalists alike was to create an effective propaganda machine that could both disseminate news and, at the same time, elicit the desired political response. Milton Israel's book describes the role of the press, news services and propaganda agencies in the last stage of the nationalist struggle in India before the departure of the British, emphasizing the media's participation in the development of a 'national' perspective. Within this context, the author examines the significance of the encounter between imperialism and nationalism and the influence one had upon the other in achieving often conflicting objectives.

Author(s):
Milton Israel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st paperback
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521467632
ISBN-13:
9780521467636
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Communications and Power: Propaganda and the Press in the Indian National Struggle, 1920 1947

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