Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate

Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate

by Sue Vander Hook


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Essential Lives introduces the people who have shaped the world, impacted humanity, and changed the course of history.

Biographies, historic events, current debates, and social issues are all an essential part of the curriculum. Readers can meet these research needs with the Essential Library, a well-researched, well-written, and beautifully designed imprint.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147821
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 6
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Becoming a US Citizen 6

Chapter 2 Young Rupert 14

Chapter 3 Beginnings of an Empire 24

Chapter 4 Expanding the Empire 34

Chapter 5 Business in the United States 46

Chapter 6 Political Connections 56

Chapter 7 US Film and Television 66

Chapter 8 The Birth of Fox 74

Chapter 9 The Twenty-First Century 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes l06

Index 110

About the Author 112

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