Paperbacks Direct: Communication Studies

  • The Language of Work: Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810 to 1925 book cover

    The Language of Work

    Technical Communication at Lukens Steel, 1810 to 1925, 1st Edition

    By Carol Siri Johnson, Charles H. Sides

    Lukens Steel was an extraordinary business that spanned two centuries of American history. The firm rolled the first boiler plate in 1818 and operated the largest rolling mills in America in 1890, 1903, and 1918, Later it worked on the Manhattan Project and built the steel beams for the base of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Exploring the Rhetoric of International Professional Communication: An Agenda for Teachers and Researchers book cover

    Exploring the Rhetoric of International Professional Communication

    An Agenda for Teachers and Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Carl R. Lovitt, Dixie Goswami

    Presents a collection of fourteen essays that responds to the need for a more rhetorical conception of professional communication as an international discipline. This book challenges the adequacy of relying on preconceived notions about the factors that determine discourse in international…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters: From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience book cover

    Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Connecting People with Technology: Issues in Professional Communication book cover

    Connecting People with Technology

    Issues in Professional Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by George F Hayhoe, Helen M Grady

    This book explores five important areas where technology affects society, and suggests ways in which human communication can facilitate the use of that technology.Usability has become a foundational discipline in technical and professional communication that grows out of our rhetorical roots, which…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Collaborative Writing in Industry: Investigations in Theory and Practice book cover

    Collaborative Writing in Industry

    Investigations in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary M Lay, William M Karis

    Presents essays from academic and industrial experts on the theories of collaboration, industrial case studies of collaborative writing, classroom techniques for collaborative assignments, and gathering, verifying, and editing strategies.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration: Visualizing Supreme Power book cover

    Fate, Glory, and Love in Early Modern Gallery Decoration

    Visualizing Supreme Power, 1st Edition

    By Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf

    Analysing the decorative programmes of the most opulent European palaces of the time, Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf investigates how meaning was conveyed through display and visual effects. She explores the visual meaning inherent in the scheme of spatial relations; in effects of scale, perspective,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature book cover

    Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Acheson

    Early modern printed books are copiously illustrated with charts, diagrams, and other kinds of images that represent systems of thought and ways of doing things. Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature shows how these images fostered what Elizabeth Eisenstein called brainwork related…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present book cover

    The Concept of the 'Master' in Art Education in Britain and Ireland, 1770 to the Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Potter

    A novel investigation into art pedagogy and constructions of national identities in Britain and Ireland, this collection explores the student-master relationship in case studies ranging chronologically from 1770 to 2013, and geographically over the national art schools of England, Ireland, Scotland…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe: The Cultural Politics of Seeing book cover

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe

    The Cultural Politics of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Angi Buettner

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe explores the phenomenon of Holocaust transfer, analysing the widespread practice of using the Holocaust and its imagery for the representation and recording of other historical events in various media sites. It investigates the use of Holocaust imagery in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Rhetorics of Bodily Disease and Health in Medieval and Early Modern England book cover

    Rhetorics of Bodily Disease and Health in Medieval and Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer C. Vaught

    Susan Sontag in Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors points to the vital connection between metaphors and bodily illnesses, though her analyses deal mainly with modern literary works. This collection of essays examines the vast extent to which rhetorical figures related to sickness and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Debating the Slave Trade: Rhetoric of British National Identity, 1759–1815 book cover

    Debating the Slave Trade

    Rhetoric of British National Identity, 1759–1815, 1st Edition

    By Srividhya Swaminathan

    How did the arguments developed in the debate to abolish the slave trade help to construct a British national identity and character in the late eighteenth century? Srividhya Swaminathan examines books, pamphlets, and literary works to trace the changes in rhetorical strategies utilized by both…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England book cover

    Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By David Burchell

    Edited by Juliet Cummins

    These essays throw new light on the complex relations between science, literature and rhetoric as avenues to discovery in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds examine the agency of early modern poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

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