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Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media

Media and the Portuguese Empire

Editors: Garcia, J.L., Kaul, C., Subtil, F.M. de B., Santos, A.D. (Eds.)

  • E​xplores the relationship between the development of the media and the building of the modern Portuguese Empire
  • Examines the media through both symbolic forms of communication such as the press, as well as through physical structures, such as transportation
  • Embraces a multidisciplinary approach, encompassing studies in journalism, history, literature, sociology, and anthropology
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About this book

This volume offers a new understanding of the role of the media in the Portuguese Empire, shedding light on the interactions between communications, policy, economics, society, culture, and national identities. Based on an interdisciplinary approach, this book comprises studies in journalism, communication, history, literature, sociology, and anthropology, focusing on such diverse subjects as the expansion of the printing press, the development of newspapers and radio, state propaganda in the metropolitan Portugal and the colonies, censorship, and the uses of media by opposition groups. It encourages an understanding of the articulations and tensions between the different groups that participated, willingly or not, in the establishment, maintenance and overthrow of the Portuguese Empire in Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé e Príncipe, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, India, and East Timor.

About the authors

José Luís Garcia is Senior Research Fellow at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. He recently edited Pierre Musso and the Network Society: From Saint-Simonianism to the Internet (2016).

Chandrika Kaul is Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of St Andrews, UK. Her most recent publication is titled Communications, Media and the Imperial Experience: Britain and India in the Twentieth Century (Palgrave, 2014).

Filipa Subtil is Assistant Professor at the Escola Superior de Comunicação Social, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal.

Alexandra Dias Santos is Assistant Professor at IADE, Universidade Europeia, Portugal.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • The Portuguese Empire: An Introduction

    Garcia, José Luís (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

  • Media and the Portuguese and British Empires: Themes in Comparative Perspective

    Kaul, Chandrika

    Pages 29-53

  • An Overview of the Colonial Media in the Context of the Portuguese Empire

    Hohlfeldt, Antonio

    Pages 55-68

  • The Languages of the Goan Periodical Press, 1820–1933

    Ataíde Lobo, Sandra

    Pages 69-86

  • The Press and Portuguese-British Relations at the Time of the British ‘Ultimatum’

    Fernandes, Paulo Jorge

    Pages 87-105

Buy this book

eBook 101,14 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61792-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover 124,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61791-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Media and the Portuguese Empire
Editors
  • José Luís Garcia
  • Chandrika Kaul
  • Filipa Mónica de Brito Subtil
  • Alexandra Dias Santos
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-61792-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-61792-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-61791-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 355
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