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International Communication History
A Special Issue of mass Communication & Society

ISBN 9780805896695
Published April 1, 2002 by Routledge
112 Pages

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Book Description

This collection is devoted to international communication history. Although researchers have long produced work related to this area, this special issue marks the first treatment of the subject as a distinct body of knowledge and area of inquiry. The subject matter of these five articles spans approximately a century, with the first focusing on the 1884 conference on international time reckoning and the last focusing on a collective memory of the 1960s and 1970s war in Vietnam. The articles reflect shifting paradigms in multiple realms--international affairs, theoretical frameworks, types of questions posed--and thus, by their nature, point up the richness of areas awaiting study.

Table of Contents

Volume 5, Number 1, 2002
Contents: H. Dicken-Garcia, K. Viswanath, Guest Editors' Note: An Idea Whose Time Has Come: International Communication History. ARTICLES: A.W. Palmer, Negotiation and Resistance in Global Networks: The 1884 International Meridian Conference. H. Hardt, Reading the Russian Revolution: International Communication Research and the Journalism of Lippmann and Merz. J. Ostini, A.Y.H. Fung, Beyond the Four Theories of the Press: A New Model of National Media Systems. C.A. Luther, National Identities, Structure, and Press Images of Nations: The Case of Japan and the United States. S. Laderman, Shaping Memory of the Past: Discourse in Travel Guidebooks for Vietnam.

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