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Watching from the wings : the life of Sir Philip Gibbs

Kerby, Martin Charles


This thesis is a biographical study of Sir Philip Gibbs (1877-1962), one of the most famous and widely read English journalists of the first half of the twentieth century. Prior to the outbreak of World War One he reported on the great crises facing Britain domestically and the technological advances which came to symbolise the age. Industrial unrest, Ireland, the suffragette movement, royal births, deaths and coronations, and the sinking of the Titanic were all topics which Gibbs reported on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d612009c8967
Access Rights: Open Access


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