Chapter

Perspectives

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780192129567
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191670022 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0001
Perspectives

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Modern History (1700 to 1945)

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of broadcasting in Great Britain from 1939 to 1945. This book evaluates the impact of World War 2 on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the role of broadcasting in war propaganda. It provides a detailed examination of domestic themes from international aspects of broadcasting and describes how the programmes and organizational structure of the BBC changed because of the war.

Keywords: broadcasting; history; Great Britain; World War 2; war propaganda; programmes; BBC; organizational structure

Chapter.  28797 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.