The Invention of News

How the world came to know about itself
Author(s): 
Pettegree, Andrew
ISBN: 
9780300179088
Date published: 
January 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£25.00

Tracks the history of news in ten countries over the course of four centuries. This book evaluates the unexpected variety of ways in which information was transmitted in the premodern world as well as the impact of expanding news media on contemporary events and the lives of an ever-more-informed public.