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mass media and power in modern Britain

by J. E. T. Eldridge

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media -- Great Britain.,
    • Mass media -- Audiences.,
    • Mass media -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Eldridge, Jenny Kitzinger, Kevin Williams.
      SeriesOxford modern Britain
      ContributionsKitzinger, Jenny., Williams, Kevin, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP92.G7 E43 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993714M
      ISBN 100198781725, 0198781717
      LC Control Number96032233

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