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The Resource Cables, crises, and the press : the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903, John A. Britton

Cables, crises, and the press : the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903, John A. Britton

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Cables, crises, and the press : the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903
Title
Cables, crises, and the press
Title remainder
the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903
Statement of responsibility
John A. Britton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In recent decades the Internet has played what may seem to be a unique role in international crises. This book reveals an interesting parallel in the late nineteenth century, when a new communications system based on advances in submarine cable technology and newspaper printing brought information to an excitable mass audience
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Britton, John A.,
Dewey number
070.4
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Online journalism
  • Digital media
Label
Cables, crises, and the press : the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903, John A. Britton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Main Themes and Organization of the Book; 1: Introduction to the New International Information System; 2: Building the International Cable System; 3: Raising False Hopes: International Communications and International Crises in Latin America, 1866-1881; 4: War, Diplomacy, and Propaganda: Chilean-U.S. Relations, 1866-1880s; 5: European Intrusions, Domestic Disorder, and U.S. Armed Intervention: Central America in the 1880s; 6: Confrontation via the Information System: Chile and the United States, 1889-1892
  • 7: Popularization of the Imperial Mentality: From Border Crisis to Hemispheric Hegemony8: Propaganda, Public Uproar, and the Threat of War: The United States, Great Britain, and the Venezuelan Boundary Controversy; 9: Information Flow and Revolution: Cuba, Spain, and the United States; 10: Diplomacy Under Stress: Washington, Havana, and Madrid; 11: Information Flow, the U.S. Press, and the War with Spain; 12: The Panama Conspiracy; 13: Celebrations of Heroism and Power; Conclusion: The Ominous Triumph of Popular Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Control code
ocn863157635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 473 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826353986
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863157635
Label
Cables, crises, and the press : the geopolitics of the new international information system in the Americas, 1866-1903, John A. Britton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Main Themes and Organization of the Book; 1: Introduction to the New International Information System; 2: Building the International Cable System; 3: Raising False Hopes: International Communications and International Crises in Latin America, 1866-1881; 4: War, Diplomacy, and Propaganda: Chilean-U.S. Relations, 1866-1880s; 5: European Intrusions, Domestic Disorder, and U.S. Armed Intervention: Central America in the 1880s; 6: Confrontation via the Information System: Chile and the United States, 1889-1892
  • 7: Popularization of the Imperial Mentality: From Border Crisis to Hemispheric Hegemony8: Propaganda, Public Uproar, and the Threat of War: The United States, Great Britain, and the Venezuelan Boundary Controversy; 9: Information Flow and Revolution: Cuba, Spain, and the United States; 10: Diplomacy Under Stress: Washington, Havana, and Madrid; 11: Information Flow, the U.S. Press, and the War with Spain; 12: The Panama Conspiracy; 13: Celebrations of Heroism and Power; Conclusion: The Ominous Triumph of Popular Culture; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Control code
ocn863157635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 473 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826353986
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)863157635

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