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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 new and published books in the subject of Media History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Pathways to Public Relations

    Histories of Practice and Profession

    Edited by Burton St. John III, Margot Opdycke Lamme, Jacquie L'Etang

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women and the Media

    Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present

    Edited by Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. American Newsfilm 1914-1919 (RLE The First World War)

    The Underexposed War

    By David H. Mould

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    The First World War was the first conflict in which film became a significant instrument of propaganda. For the United States, the war had two distinct phases: from August 1914 to April 1917, America was officially a neutral country; after April 1917 the United States was in the war, providing men,...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Comics and the Senses

    A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novels

    By Ian Hague

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Attempts to define what comics are and explain how they work have not always been successful because they are premised upon the idea that comic strips, comic books and graphic novels are inherently and almost exclusively visual. This book challenges that premise, and asserts that comics is not just...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Popular Media and the American Revolution

    Shaping Collective Memory

    By Janice Hume

    The American Revolution—an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins—continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 5th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    "Turow’s Media Today: Mass Communication in a Converging World, now in its fifth edition, chooses [a] cutting-edge option. This is a student-friendly publication, offering aids such as definitions of key terms, colourful infographics, case studies and end-of-chapter review questions. There’s a...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Radio's New Wave

    Global Sound in the Digital Era

    Edited by Jason Loviglio, Michele Hilmes

    Radio’s New Wave explores the evolution of audio media and sound scholarship in the digital age. Extending and updating the focus of their widely acclaimed 2001 book The Radio Reader, Hilmes and Loviglio gather together innovative work by both established and rising scholars to explore the ways...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Black Women in Television

    An Illustrated History and Bibliography

    By George H. Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This bibliography lists more than 700 articles, books, dissertations, and theses on the participation of African American women in the television industry. Includes materials on specific television personalities and programs, and black women's involvement as producers, news anchors, and editorial...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Social History of Contemporary Democratic Media

    By Jesse Drew

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    The last few decades have helped dispel the myth that media should remain driven by high-end professionals and market share. This book puts forward the concept of "communications from below" in contrast to the "globalization from above" that characterizes many new developments in international...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge