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Fleet Street, Press Barons and Politics

Fleet Street, Press Barons and Politics
The Journals of Collin Brooks, 1932–1940

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Part of Camden Fifth Series

  • Date Published: November 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521662390

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  • This volume consists of diary extracts written by Collin Brooks, a Fleet Street journalist who rose to become editor of the Sunday Dispatch. Collin Brooks was an intimate friend of Lord Rothermere, and his journals therefore offer a unique insight into the operations and mentality of a press baron, as well as a perspective on the leading political issues of the day, such as India, rearmament and appeasement. These readable, witty and fluent journals, peppered with gossip, offer a unique snapshot of Britain in the 1930s.

    • Insight into the actions of a press baron (Lord Rothermere)
    • Perspective on right-wing dissident Conservatism and links to fascism
    • Readable, fluent entries peppered with gossip
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    • Date Published: November 1999
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521662390
    • length: 322 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.56kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1932
    1933
    1934
    1935
    1936
    1937
    1938
    1939
    1940.

  • Editor

    N. J. Crowson, University of Birmingham

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