Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2018

288 Pages | 4 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474430616

Bookseller Code (06)

The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950

Politics, Social History and Culture

Edited by Anthony Gorman and Didier Monciaud

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Twelve innovative case studies based on archival research cover the Ottoman Empire, Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Morocco
  • Explores social, political and cultural aspects of the press from the Ottoman Empire and the post-Ottoman Arab world including North Africa in the period before 1950
  • An authoritative introduction reviews the state of the field of the press and media in Middle Eastern studies and place these contributions in context
  • Gives a profile of the practitioners of journalism from political activists and amateurs to the emergence of the professional journalist in the Middle East