Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Edward Stourton

Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war download free [PDF and Ebook] by Edward Stourton year 2018
  • Book name: Auntie'S war: The bbc During the Second World war
  • Author: Edward Stourton
  • Release date: 2018/5/23
  • Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9781784160791
  • Rating: 9.37 of 10
  • Votes: 175
  • Review by: Darius Stacy
  • Review rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'An engaging, balanced and thoroughly researched history. It is often a moving and amusing tale containing plenty of mavericks and colourful episodes.' (Lawrence James, The Times)Auntie's War is a love letter to radio. The British Broadcasting Corporation is a British institution unlike any other, and its story during the Second World War is also our story. This was Britain's first total war, engaging the whole nation, and the wireless played a crucial role in it. For the first time, news of the conflict reached every living room - sometimes almost as it happened; and at key moments:- Chamberlain's announcement of war- The Blitz- The D-Day landings - De Gaulle's broadcasts from exile- Churchill's fighting speechesRadio offered an incomparable tool for propaganda; it was how coded messages, both political and personal, were sent across Europe, and it was a means of sending less than truthful information to the enemy. Edward Stourton is a sharp-eyed, wry and affectionate companion on the BBC's wartime journey, investigating archives, diaries, letters and memoirs to examine what the BBC was and what it stood for. Auntie's War is an incomparable insight into why we have the broadcast culture we do today.A BBC RADIO 4: BOOK OF THE WEEK
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, Radio, World War 2 Books, Social & Cultural History, British & Irish History, Radio & Television Industry, Propaganda, Media, Information & Communication Industries, International Institutions
  • Available formats: SNB, EPUB, TXT, PDF, OEB, WORD, XPS, DOC. Compressed in ZIP, RZ, Z, RAR
  • Download servers: 4Shared, FileServe, Dropbox, Send U It, Google Drive, EliteTorrent
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x198x26mm
  • Weight: 293g
  • Printed by: Black Swan
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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