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Fame in the 20th Century Clive James

Fame in the 20th Century By Clive James

Fame in the 20th Century by Clive James


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Summary

Accompanying Clive James's BBC Television series, this book traces how the invention and development of mass communications - press, radio, film and television - has transformed the nature of fame, and how the famous have dealt with that fame. Hundreds of key 20th-century figures are examined.

Fame in the 20th Century Summary

Fame in the 20th Century by Clive James

Accompanying Clive James's BBC Television series, this book traces how the invention and development of mass communications - press, radio, film and television - has transformed the nature of fame, and how the famous have dealt with that fame. The key international figures of the 20th century, in politics, cinema, art, literature, theatre, music, science, crime and sport, are brought together and examined. The many personalities featured include Edison, Einstein, Ford, Picasso, Chaplin, Lenin, Valentino, Disney, Lindbergh, Garbo, Astair, Hemingway, Hitler, Roosevelt, Callas, Sinatra, Monroe, Stalin, Presley, Muhammed Ali, Howard Hughes, Neil Armstrong, Nixon, The Princess of Wales, Reagan and Madonna.

Additional information

GOR001429497
9780563362746
056336274X
Fame in the 20th Century by Clive James
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Ebury Publishing
19930118
256
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