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Title:
The publisher : Henry Luce and his American century / Alan Brinkley.
Call Number:
B Luce, H. R. BRI
Publication Date:
2010.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Physical Description:
xiii, 531 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
American abroad -- The striver -- Big man -- "The paper" -- "Time : the weekly news-magazine" -- Empire building -- "Time marches on" -- "Life begins" -- Man of the world -- Time Inc. goes to war -- Losing China -- Cold warriors -- National purpose -- Letting go.
Summary:
Acclaimed historian Alan Brinkley gives us a sharply realized portrait of Henry Luce, arguably the most important publisher of the twentieth century. As the founder of "Time," "Fortune, "and "Life "magazines, Luce changed the way we consume news and the way we understand our world.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-502) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1242013
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