Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2012

272 Pages | 25 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719084577

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Public relations and the making of modern Britain

Stephen Tallents and the birth of a progressive media profession

Scott Anthony

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Considers the enduring legacy of a key figure in modern British culture and politics A brilliant portrait of how the social, economic and media revolutions of early twentieth century reshaped national life Challenges the notion that public relations is an American innovation that is structurally 'capitalist' A unique historical analysis of the public relations industry which has previously been surprisingly neglected by historians, considering the impact it has on British culture, politics and institutions

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