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Today and Tomorrow Volume 15 Society & the State

It Isn't Done: Taboos Among the British Islanders Stentor or the Press of Today and Tomorrow Nuntius or the Future of Advertising Cato or the Future of Censorship

By Lyall, Ockham, Russell, Seagle

Routledge – 2008 – 380 pages

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    April 1st 2008

Description

It Isn’t Done

Taboo Among the British Islanders

Archibald Lyall

Originally published in 1930

"An admirably brisk attack on taboos." Observer

"An amusingly provocative little essay." Bystander

A witty and interesting contribution to the study of what may and may not be done in the British Isles.

90pp

Stentor

Or the Press of Today and Tomorrow

David Ockham

Originally published in 1927

"Vigorous and well-written, eminently readable." Yorkshire Post

This volume analyzes the press of the early twentieth century, and what actually constitutes news; to what degree public opinion is manipulated by the press, the rise of the tabloid press and the press of the future.

86pp.

Nuntius, or Advertising and its Future

Gilbert Russell

Originally published in 1926

"Expresses the philosophy of advertising concisely and well." Observer

This volume discusses the birth of modern advertising, the need for controls within the profession, the effectiveness of advertising and the economics of it.

Contents include:

  1. Advertising Today: An Economic Necessity
  2. Advertising Today: A Social Service
  3. Advertising Tomorrow

90pp

Cato

Or the Future of Censorship

William Seagle

Originally published in 1930

"Packed with the most useful information and with the most interesting deductions and analysis." Time and Time

"This brilliant and witty book" Times Literary Supplement

This volume attacks the subject of censorship from numerous aspects. It surveys censorship in the past and analyzes the present-day situation. The author prophesizes a neo-Victorian campaign, which like its predecessors will inevitably fail.

90pp

Contents

Today and Tomorrow Volume 15 Society and the State includes It Isn’t Done: Taboo Among the British Islanders by Archibald Lyall, Stentor, Or the Press of Today and Tomorrow by David Ockham, Nuntius, or Advertising and its Future by Gilbert Russell and Cato, Or the Future of Censorship by William Seagle. 388pp

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Description: By Lyall, Ockham, Russell, Seagle. It Isn’t Done Taboo Among the British Islanders Archibald Lyall Originally published in 1930 "An admirably brisk attack on taboos." Observer "An amusingly provocative little essay." Bystander A witty and interesting...
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