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Dr Brendan Maartens BA, MA, PhD, PGCertHE

Lecturer in Communication and Media Communication and Media

    Publications

    2021

    For ‘Common Christianity’: War, Peace and the Campaign of the Irish Recruiting Council, 1918 (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. J. (2021). For ‘Common Christianity’: War, Peace and the Campaign of the Irish Recruiting Council, 1918. The English Historical Review.

    2020

    Narratives of Service, Sacrifice and Security: Reflecting on the Legacy of Military Recruitment (Chapter)

    Maartens, B. J. (2020). Narratives of Service, Sacrifice and Security: Reflecting on the Legacy of Military Recruitment. In Propaganda and Public Relations in Military Recruitment: Promoting Military Service in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Oxon: Routledge.

    Propaganda and Public Relations in Military Recruitment: Promoting Military Service in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Book)

    Maartens, B. J., & Bivins, T. (Eds.) (2020). Propaganda and Public Relations in Military Recruitment: Promoting Military Service in the 20th and 21st Centuries (First ed.). Oxon: Routledge.

    Your Country(s) Need You! The Case for a Global Analysis of Military Recruitment Campaigning (Chapter)

    Maartens, B. J. (2020). Your Country(s) Need You! The Case for a Global Analysis of Military Recruitment Campaigning. In Propaganda and Public Relations in Military Recruitment: Promoting Military Service in the 20th and 21st Centuries (First ed.). Routledge.

    ‘It’s Like a Good School, Only Better’: Recruiting Boys to the British Armed Forces under the First Attlee Government, 1946-50 (Chapter)

    Maartens, B. J. (2020). ‘It’s Like a Good School, Only Better’: Recruiting Boys to the British Armed Forces under the First Attlee Government, 1946-50. In Propaganda and Public Relations in Military Recruitment: Promoting Military Service in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Oxon: Routledge.

    2019

    Your Country Needs You? Advertising, Public Relations and the Promotion of Military Service in Peacetime Britain (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (n.d.). Your Country Needs You? Advertising, Public Relations and the Promotion of Military Service in Peacetime Britain. Media, War & Conflict, 175063521982877. doi:10.1177/1750635219828774

    DOI: 10.1177/1750635219828774

    'A Very Great Ignorance of Life in the Services': Recruiting Minors for the British Armed Forces under the Post-War Attlee Governments, 1945-51 (Conference Paper)

    Maartens, B. J. (2019, July 16). 'A Very Great Ignorance of Life in the Services': Recruiting Minors for the British Armed Forces under the Post-War Attlee Governments, 1945-51. In International Media and History Association Conference. University of Northumbria.

    2018

    ‘What the country wanted’: The houses of parliament, the press and the origins of media management in Britain, c. 1780–1900 (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (2019). ‘What the country wanted’: The houses of parliament, the press and the origins of media management in Britain, c. 1780–1900. Public Relations Review, 45(2), 227-235. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.03.005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.03.005

    Modernizing the Military: Promoting a New ‘Brand Image’ of the British Army, Navy, and Air Force in the Post-National Service Era, 1957–63 (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (2018). Modernizing the Military: Promoting a New ‘Brand Image’ of the British Army, Navy, and Air Force in the Post-National Service Era, 1957–63. War in History, 26(3), 406-429. doi:10.1177/0968344517722814

    DOI: 10.1177/0968344517722814

    2017

    'What the Country Wanted': A Brief History of Official Press Relations in the United Kingdom, c. 1800-1950 (Conference Paper)

    Maartens, B. J. (2017, July 5). 'What the Country Wanted': A Brief History of Official Press Relations in the United Kingdom, c. 1800-1950. In International History of Public Relations Conference. University of Bournemouth.

    For 'Common Christianity'?: Recruiting to the British Armed Forces in Ireland Before and After the Easter Rising, 1914-19 (Conference Paper)

    Maartens, B. J. (2017, July 5). For 'Common Christianity'?: Recruiting to the British Armed Forces in Ireland Before and After the Easter Rising, 1914-19. In International History of Public Relations Conference. University of Bournemouth.

    2016

    From Propaganda to ‘Information’: Reforming Government Communications in Britain (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (2016). From Propaganda to ‘Information’: Reforming Government Communications in Britain. Contemporary British History, 30(4), 542-562. doi:10.1080/13619462.2016.1162157

    DOI: 10.1080/13619462.2016.1162157

    The Great War, military recruitment and the public relations work of the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, 1914–1915 (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (2016). The Great War, military recruitment and the public relations work of the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, 1914–1915. Public Relations Inquiry, 5(2), 169-185. doi:10.1177/2046147x16644004

    DOI: 10.1177/2046147x16644004

    2015

    'To Encourage, Inspire and Guide': National Service, the People’s War and the Promotion of Civil Defence in Interwar Britain, 1938-1939 (Journal article)

    Maartens, B. (2015). To Encourage, Inspire and Guide. Media History, 21(3), 328-341. doi:10.1080/13688804.2015.1053386

    DOI: 10.1080/13688804.2015.1053386

    The Great War, Military Recruitment and the Public Relations Work of the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, 1914-15 (Conference Paper)

    Maartens, B. J. (2015, June 22). The Great War, Military Recruitment and the Public Relations Work of the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, 1914-15. In International History of Public Relations Conference. University of Bournemouth..