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The foreign political press in nineteenth-century London : politics from a distance / edited by Constance Bantman and Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva.

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London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018.
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xi, 232 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
English periodicals -- Foreign language press -- History -- 19th century.
English newspapers -- Foreign language press -- History -- 19th century.
English newspapers -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
English periodicals -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Press and politics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Foreign news -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Summary:
"In a period of turmoil when European and international politics were in constant reshaping, immigrants and political exiles living in London set up periodicals which contributed actively to national and international political debates. Reflecting an interdisciplinary and international discussion, this book offers a rare long-term specialist perspective into the cosmopolitan and multilingual world of the foreign political press in London, with an emphasis on periodicals published in European languages. It furthers current research into political exile, the role of print culture and personal networks as intercultural agents and the dynamics of transnational political and cultural exchange in global capitals. Individual chapters deal with Brazilian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Spanish American, and Russian periodicals. Overarching themes include a historical survey of foreign political groups present in London throughout the long 19th century and the causes and movements they championed; analyses of the press in local and transnational contexts; and a focus on its actors and on the material conditions in which this press was created and disseminated. The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London is a useful volume for students and academics with an interest in 19th-century politics or the history of the press"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction: the foreign political press in nineteenth-century London: local and transnational contexts / Constance Bantman
Newsprint nations: Spanish American publishing in London, 1808-1827 / Karen Racine
Cultural identity and political dissidence: the periodicals of the Spanish liberal exile in London (1810-1841) / Daniel Muñoz Sempere
Hipolito da Costa, the Córreio Braziliense, and the dissemination of the enlightenment in Brazil / Isabel Lustosa and Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva
The press as a reflection of the divisions among the Portuguese political exiles (1808-1832) / Daniel Alves and Paulo Jorge Fernandes
From republicanism to anarchism: 50 years of French exile newspaper publishing / Thomas C. Jones and Constance Bantman
The Italian anarchist press in London: a lens for investigating a transnational movement / Pietro di Paola
Political contestation and internal strife: socialist and anarchist German newspapers in London, 1878-1910 / Daniel Laqua
News of the struggle: the Russian political press in London 1853-1921 / Charlotte Alston
The Indian nationalist press in London, 1865-1914 / Ole Birk Laursen.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bantman, Constance, editor.
Silva, Ana Cláudia Suriani da, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Foreign political press in nineteenth-century London
ISBN:
9781474258494
1474258492
OCLC:
1003196705