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  • Four Theories of the Press

    60 Years and Counting, 1st Edition

    By Maira T. Vaca-Baqueiro

    The links between distinctive political regimes and media systems are undeniable. As Siebert, Peterson and Schramm wrote (1956: 1) 60 years ago: ‘the press always takes on the form and coloration of the social and political structures within which it operates’. Nevertheless, today’s world and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Digital Food Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tanja Schneider, Karin Eli, Catherine Dolan, Stanley Ulijaszek

    Digital Food Activism is a new edited volume that investigates how digital media technologies are transforming food activism and consumers' engagements with food, eating, and food systems. Bringing together critical food studies, economic anthropology, digital sociology, and science and technology…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Global Advertising Practice in a Borderless World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Crawford, Linda Brennan, Lukas Parker

    Cultural and regional differences in creating and managing advertising require unique responses to a dynamic, rapidly globalising business environment. To be global in advertising is no longer to be homogenised or standardised, it is to be at the leading edge of social and cultural trends that are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Character Evidence in the Courts of Classical Athens

    Rhetoric, Relevance and the Rule of Law, 1st Edition

    By Vasileios Adamidis

    There has been much debate in scholarship over the factors determining the outcome of legal hearings in classical Athens. Specifically, there is divergence regarding the extent to which judicial panels were influenced by non-legal considerations in addition to, or even instead of, questions of law.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality

    1st Edition

    By Ayelet Peer

    In his Commentarii de Bello Civili Julius Caesar sought to re-invent his image and appear before his present and future readers in a way which he could control and at times manipulate. Offering a new interpretation of the Bellum Civile this book reveals the intricate literary world that Caesar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450�1690

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Daybell, Andrew Gordon

    Women and Epistolary Agency in Early Modern Culture, 1450–1690 is the first collection to examine the gendered nature of women’s letter-writing in England and Ireland from the late-fifteenth century through to the Restoration. The essays collected here represent an important body of new work by a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Speech, Print and Decorum in Britain, 1600--1750

    Studies in Social Rank and Communication, 1st Edition

    By Elspeth Jajdelska

    Filling an important gap in the history of print and reading, Elspeth Jajdelska offers a new account of the changing relationship between speech, rank and writing from 1600 to 1750. Jajdelska draws on anthropological findings to shed light on the different ways that speech was understood to relate…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Milton and the Politics of Public Speech

    1st Edition

    By Helen Lynch

    Using Hannah Arendt’s account of the Greek polis to explain Milton’s fascination with the idea of public speech, this study reveals what is distinctive about his conception of a godly, republican oratory and poetics. The book shows how Milton uses rhetorical theory - its ideas, techniques and image…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Shirilan

    Few English books are as widely known, underread, and underappreciated as Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy. Stephanie Shirilan laments that modern scholars often treat the Anatomy as an unmediated repository of early modern views on melancholy, overlooking the fact that Burton is writing a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Writing Postindustrial Places

    Technoculture amid the Cornfields, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Salvo

    Exploring the relationship between postindustrial writing and developments in energy production, manufacturing, and agriculture, Michael J. Salvo shows how technological and industrial innovation relies on communicative and organizational suppleness. Through representative case studies, Salvo…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Power, Diversity and Public Relations

    1st Edition

    By Lee Edwards

    Power, Diversity and Public Relations addresses the lack of diversity in PR by revealing the ways in which power operates within the occupation to construct archetypal practitioner identities, occupational belonging and exclusion. It explores the ways in which the field is normatively constructed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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