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The publisher : Henry Luce and his American century / Alan Brinkley.

Authors: Brinkley, Alan.
Call number: B Luce, H. R. BRI
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Publication date: 2010.
Subject: Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography.
Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967.
Title: The publisher : Henry Luce and his American century / Alan Brinkley.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xiii, 531 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-502) and index.
ISBN: 9780679414445 (hc.)
0679414444 (hc.)
LCCN: 2009038834
Url for this record:|library/marc/dynix|1242013
Bib No.: 1242013

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