Heralds And Angels. The House Of Fairfax 1841-1990

Souter Gavin

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publisher Place: Carlton
Publisher Year: 1991
Edition: First Edition

Description: 380 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. On 8 Feb, 1991 The Fairfax Family Would Have Completed A Century And A Half Of Australian Newspaper Publishing. Instead, Two Months Before That Sesquicentenary, John Fairfax Group P/L Went Into Receivership, Bringing To An End The World's Oldest Media Dynasty.

Publishers Description: Traces the history of the Fairfax organisation from its beginnings in 1841, through the expansion of the TSydney Morning Herald' and other newspapers to the recent turbulence resulting from Warwick Fairfax's attempt to privatise the company. The book won the A A Phillips Prize for Australian Studies in the 1991 Victorian Premier's Awards. The author, a former journalist on the TSydney Morning Herald' and company historian of the John Fairfax Group, has also written an earlier history of the group, TCompany of Heralds'.

ISBN: 9780522844498

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