The War of the Unstamped: the Movement to Repeal the British Newspaper  Tax, 1830-1836 - books-new

The War of the Unstamped: the Movement to Repeal the British Newspaper Tax, 1830-1836

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Title The War of the Unstamped: the Movement to Repeal the British Newspaper Tax, 1830-1836
ISBN 9780801405228
Author Wiener, Joel H.
Subject Britain
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Cornell University Press
Publisher Year 1969
Condition Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Description Binding tight and straight, inner pages unmarked. Dust jacket shows mild edgewear, now contained in mylar cover. ; 310 pages; From the flap: Historians have long regarded the lifting of financial restrictions on the British press in 1861as a landmark in the history of journalism. Professor Wiener has now written a well-documented analysis of the national campaign to have the tax removed, examining the protest movement and its social and political effects and long-range implications.

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