Media History Products

  • A Level Media Studies for Students and Teachers

    By Peter Bennett, Sarah Casey Benyahia, Jerry Slater

    A Level Media Studies for Students and Teachers presents a comprehensive guide to the learning and teaching of Media Studies at A-Level across all UK specifications. The textbook takes an accessible and integrative approach to the subject and acts a resource for both students and teachers of Media…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies

    Edited by Matthew Freeman, Renira Rampazzo Gambarato

    Around the globe, people now engage with media content across multiple platforms, following stories, characters, worlds, brands and other information across a spectrum of media channels. This transmedia phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of transmedia studies in media, cultural studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Reporting War and Conflict

    By Janet Harris, Kevin Williams

    Reporting War and Conflict brings together history, theory and practice to explore the issues and obstacles involved in the reporting of war and conflict today. The book argues that risk is an integral part of war reporting and uses it as a prism through which to analyse how individual reporters,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Reverse Design

    Diablo II

    By Patrick Holleman

    The Reverse Design series looks at all of the design decisions that went into classic video games. This is the sixth installment in the Reverse Design series, looking at Diablo II. Written in a readable format, it is broken down into three sections examining three topics important to the game:…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10 
    CRC Press

  • A Narrative History of the American Press

    By Gregory A. Borchard

    Beginning with the American Revolution and spanning over two hundred years of American journalism, A Narrative History of the American Press provides an overview of the events, institutions, and people who have shaped the press, from the creation of the First Amendment to today. Borchard’s…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry

    By Marina Nicoli

    Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry was all but dead. The Rise and Fall of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The International Photojournalism Industry

    Cultural Production and the Making and Selling of News Pictures

    By Jonathan Ilan

    How are events turned into news pictures that define them for the audience? How do events become commodified into images that both capture them and re-iterate the values of the agencies that sell them? This book looks at every stage of the production of news photographs as they move to and from the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Superman and Comic Book Brand Continuity

    By Phillip Bevin

    Superman and Comic Book Brand Continuity traces the development of comic book continuity through the case study of Superman, examining the character’s own evolution across several media, including comics, radio, television and film. Superman’s relationship with continuity illustrates a key feature…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Social Communication in Advertising

    4th Edition

    By William Leiss, Stephen Kline, Sut Jhally, Jackie Botterill, Kyle Asquith

    Newly updated for the digital era, this classic textbook provides a comprehensive historical study of advertising and its function within contemporary society by tracing advertising's influence throughout different media and cultural periods, from early magazines through to social media. With…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Media

    Permanence and Obsolescence in Paratexts

    Edited by Sara Pesce, Paolo Noto

    In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time. The life of media…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • American Militarism on the Small Screen

    Edited by Anna Froula, Stacy Takacs

    Anna Froula is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the Department of English at East Carolina University, USA Stacy Takacs is Associate Professor and Director of American Studies at Oklahoma State University, USA…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Children, Youth, and American Television

    Edited by Adrian Schober, Debbie Olson

    This volume explores how television has been a significant conduit for the changing ideas about children and childhood in the United States. Each chapter connects relevant events, attitudes, or anxieties in American culture to an analysis of children or childhood in select American television…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

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