Media, Information & Communication Industries Products

  • A History of Mass Communication

    Six Information Revolutions, 1st Edition

    By Irving Fang

    This exciting new text traces the common themes in the long and complex history of mass communication. It shows how the means of communicating grew out of their eras, how they developed, how they influenced the societies of those eras, and how they have continued to exert their influence upon…

    Paperback – 1997-02-27

  • How America Got On-line

    Politics, Markets, and the Revolution in Telecommunication, 1st Edition

    By Alan Stone

    The telecommunications industry is the fastest growing sector of the US economy. This interdisciplinary study of technopolitical economics traces the industry's evolution from the invention of the telephone to the development of hypercommunications. Primary focus is on AT&T and its rivals.…

    Paperback – 1997-01-31

  • Communications Technology Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Geoff Lewis

    This is the first point of reference for the communications industries. It offers an introduction to a wide range of topics and concepts encountered in the field of communications technology. Whether you are looking for a simple explanation, or need to go into a subject in more depth, the…

    Hardback – 1996-12-11

  • Modern Newspaper Practice

    A primer on the press, 4th Edition

    By F W Hodgson

    An introduction to all aspects of newspaper journalism and the journalist's world. The book examines in detail not only day-to-day practice but also the role of the editor and the reading public, and the running and printing of newspapers. Close attention in this new edition is paid to the effect…

    Paperback – 1996-04-25

  • Writing Like An Engineer

    A Rhetorical Education, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy A. Winsor

    Comprised of a study spanning over five years, this text looks at four engineering co-op students as they write at work. Since the contributors have a foot in both worlds -- work and school -- the book should appeal to people who are interested in how students learn to write as well as people who…

    Paperback – 1996-03-01
    Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

  • Journalism Workbook

    A Manual of Tasks, Projects and Resources, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Hennessy, F W Hodgson

    Using practical assignments, the authors take each area of journalism, and demonstrate the world which awaits journalists in the early years of their careers. Each of the assignments spins off a number of tasks which are presented to the reader in the form of briefings, and can be used as a basis…

    Paperback – 1995-05-04

  • Inside the Music Business

    1st Edition

    By Tony Barrow, Julian Newby

    This book is a comprehensive guide to a career in the music industry. Offering advice as to how to get into the business, it explains the main features of a wide range of jobs, such as management, production, promotion and merchandise through to the working lives of recording artists and session…

    Paperback – 1994-12-01

  • Coherence, Continuity, and Cohesion

    Theoretical Foundations for Document Design, 1st Edition

    By Kim Sydow Campbell

    There is a need for general theoretical principles describing/explaining effective design -- those which demonstrate "unity" and enhance comprehension and usability. Theories of cohesion from linguistics and of comprehension in psychology are likely sources of such general principles. Unfortunately…

    Paperback – 1994-11-01
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Disney Discourse

    Producing the Magic Kingdom, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Smoodin

    Hirohito and his Mickey Mouse watch, Goofy and Donald as our "Goodwill Ambassadors:" Disney Discourse is an interdisciplinary examination of the founder and his empire. These essays use an interdisciplinary approach to read through Disney's domestic cultural production "innocent" national icons, as…

    Paperback – 1994-03-22
    AFI Film Readers

  • Corporate Vision and Rapid Technological Change

    The Evolution of Market Structure, 1st Edition

    By Jas Gill, Peter Swann

    This book examines the role of strategic visions of future technological development in the evolution of market structure. This perspective offers a novel way of resolving some of the puzzles that have arisen in understanding the effects of rapid technology change and market structure. Strategic…

    Hardback – 1993-11-11

  • On Her Own: Journalistic Adventures from San Francisco to the Chinese Revolution, 1917-27

    Journalistic Adventures from San Francisco to the Chinese Revolution, 1917-27, 1st Edition

    By Milly Bennett, A.Tom Grunfeld

    Born in 1897, Milly Bennett lived an extraordinary life that led from her native San Francisco, to Honolulu, to China for the revolution, to the Soviet Union on the eve of World War II, to the Spanish Civil War, and home again, a journey punctuated with many love affairs, triumphs, and…

    Paperback – 1993-09-30

  • The Politics of Telecommunications Regulation: The States and the Divestiture of AT&T

    The States and the Divestiture of AT&T, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey E. Cohen

    Hardback – 1992-11-01

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