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Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media

Winston Churchill in the British Media

National and Regional Perspectives during the Second World War

Authors: Ishikawa, Hanako

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  • Explores how Churchill was portrayed in the UK press during the Second World War, comparing his depictions in Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, and provincial English newspapers
  • Examines local opinions about Churchill at the time he was the wartime prime minister and analyses how Churchill was received and depicted by newspapers in the UK
  • Contributes to the study of public opinion in the war and of Churchill’s reputation, of the British media, as well as to the study of the notion of Britishness
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The book explores how Churchill was portrayed in the UK press during the Second World War, comparing his depictions in Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, and provincial English newspapers. By using a variety of newspapers from these areas, it examines local opinions about Churchill at the time he was the wartime prime minister. It analyses how Churchill was received and depicted by newspapers in the UK and why differences in these depictions emerged in each area. It contributes to the study of public opinion in the war and of Churchill’s reputation, of the British media, as well as to the study of the notion of Britishness, focusing on local perspectives.

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Hanako Ishikawa completed her PhD at King's College London, UK. Her work on Winston Churchill focuses on how the Prime Minister was used in propaganda in Britain and other countries during the Second World War.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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eBook 64,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Winston Churchill in the British Media
Book Subtitle
National and Regional Perspectives during the Second World War
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-48252-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-48252-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-48251-0
Series ISSN
2634-6575
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 222
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