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  • Inventing the Popular in Nineteenth-Century France

    Printing, Politics, and Poetics

    By Bettina R. Lerner

    The decades leading up to the Revolution of 1848 witnessed radical transformations in popular culture in France. In the first study to show how competing works by working-class writers both resisted and contributed to these sudden changes in the cultural field, Bettina R. Lerner departs from…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 

  • The European Handbook of Media Accountability

    Edited by Tobias Eberwein, Susanne Fengler, Matthias Karmasin

    In recent years, the Leveson Inquiry in Great Britain, as well as the EU High-Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism, have stirred heated debates about media accountability and media self-regulation across Europe. How responsible are journalists? How well-developed are infrastructures of media…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Media and the Empire

    Edited by Ruth Teer-Tomaselli, Donal P. McCracken

    This volume on print and broadcast media in the 19th and 20th centuries highlights the pivotal role that the media played in the establishment and maintenance of imperial power. The media bolstered both the ideological and financial objectives of the empire in a myriad of overt, covert, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Constructing a Place of Critical Architecture in China

    Intermediate Criticality in the Journal Time + Architecture

    By Guanghui Ding

    For the past 30 years, The Chinese journal Time + Architecture (Shidai Jianzhu) has focused on publishing innovative and exploratory work by emerging architects based in private design firms who were committed to new material, theoretical and pedagogical practices. In doing so, this book argues…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 

  • Performing Spaces

    Triumphal Entries and Festivals in Early Modern Scotland

    By Giovanna Guidicini

    Based on a comprehensive interpretation and comparison of the existing sources - including city records and expenses, chronicles, official booklets, letters, collections of poems and speeches - this book offers a detailed analysis of triumphal entries in early-modern Scotland. It examines Scottish…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Social Types in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Journalism

    The (Un)Making of National Identity in France

    By Pauline de Tholozany

    Focusing on social types during the July Monarchy, Pauline de Tholozany argues that they played a role in the construction of a national ideal in France during the period. As Tholozany shows, types such as the dandy, flâneur (including the child flâneur), and grisette abounded, both in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 

  • The Rise and Fall of the British Press

    By Mick Temple

    The Rise and Fall of the British Press takes an artful look at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Temple offers a thought-provoking account of the evolution of Britain’s news consumption across the centuries, situating it within significant social, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • Communication Policy in Developed Countries

    Edited by Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim

    Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Why I'm a Journalist

    Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

    Edited by Aaron Chimbel

    Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question — why be a journalist?&…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27

  • The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research

    The Future of the Magazine Form

    Edited by David Abrahamson, Marcia R. Prior-Miller

    Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26

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