Media History Products

  • Children, Media, and American History

    Printed Poison, Pernicious Stuff, and Other Terrible Temptations

    By Margaret Cassidy

    This book explores the history of American children and media, focusing on the ways in which new media enter into and become part of children’s lives. Cassidy examines a selection of "old media" when they were "new media," with an emphasis on understanding how children used those media…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism, one that contains all of its outcomes. These borderland stories present a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Writing for Television

    By Sir Basil Bartlett

    This book, first published in 1955, was written at the request of the BBC in an attempt to help the professional writer to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the television medium. This title will be of interest to students of history, literature and media studies, and will also appeal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Strategic Communication, Corporatism, and Eternal Crisis

    The Creel Century

    By Phil Graham

    This book traces a century of militarised communication that began in the US in April, 1917 with the institution of the Committee on Public Information (CPI), headed by George Creel and tasked with persuading a divided US public to enter World War I. The book argues that the CPI’s influence…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Relations

  • Religion and Media

    Edited by Danielle L. Kirby, Carole M. Cusack

    Drawing together formative works from across the interrelated disciplines of religion and media, this collection will articulate the field of religion and media. Incorporating both historical and contemporary concerns, and a range of methodological approaches, this major work will focus upon the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press

    Framing Dissent

    By Sarah J. Jackson

    Shifting understandings and ongoing conversations about race, celebrity, and protest in the twenty-first century call for a closer examination of the evolution of dissent by black celebrities and their reception in the public sphere. This book focuses on the way the mainstream and black press have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Reality TV

    By Jon Kraszewski

    From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media

    Edited by Lori Kido Lopez, Vincent Pham

    The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and stories that have been featured in mainstream film and television, to the birth and development of a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge

  • Fans and Videogames

    Histories, Fandom, Archives

    Edited by Melanie Swalwell, Angela Ndalianis, Helen Stuckey

    This anthology addresses videogames long history of fandom, and fans’ important role in game history and preservation. In order to better understand and theorize video games and game playing, it is necessary to study the activities of gamers themselves. Gamers are active creators in generating…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Game Studies

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

    The Underexposed War

    By David H. Mould

    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories

    Edited by Gerard Goggin, Mark McLelland

    The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across the globe. While the Internet is now in its fifth decade, the understanding and formulation of its…

    Hardback – 2017-02-13
    Routledge

  • Electronic Media

    Then, Now, and Later, 3rd Edition

    By Norman J. Medoff, Barbara Kaye

    Electronic Media: Then, Now, and Later provides a synopsis of the beginnings of electronic media in broadcasting and the subsequent advancements into digital media. The Then, Now, and Later approach focuses on how past innovations laid the groundwork for changing trends in technology, providing the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-10
    Focal Press

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