The provincial press of the late nineteenth-century provides a fascinating insight into how imperialistic sentiment was conveyed to a newly literate working-class. The provincial press adopted the conventions of ‘new journalism’, catering for working-class tastes by prioritising the reporting of sport, sensationalist news and by placing a focus upon localised issues. Its rise paralleled the […]
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Lest We Forget – PTUC working in partnership with a local museum to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.
By Melanie Bassett on February 6, 2014 in Impact & Outreach, notfeature
The Port Towns and Urban Cultures research hub is excited to be working in partnership with Portsmouth City Museums and Records Service on their forthcoming project to produce an exhibition and a series of community events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Portsmouth City Museum was awarded […]