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Title: The Anglo-American press and the sensationalization of the Arctic, 1855-1910
Author: Riffenburgh, Beau
ISNI:       0000 0001 3518 5496
Awarding Body: University of Cambridge
Current Institution: University of Cambridge
Date of Award: 1991
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Presents systematic investigation of role of press in Arctic exploration, finding that newspapers and their proprietors were much more influential in increasing knowledge about and interest in the far north than traditionally acknowledged. Focuses particularly on role of James Gordon Bennett, proprietor of New York Herald.
Supervisor: Holland, Clive Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: History