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  • Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

    "Search All About It!"

    By Paul Gooding

    In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Thomas Hardy's Short Stories

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Juliette Berning Schaefer, Siobhan Craft Brownson

    Thomas Hardy penned nearly fifty short stories, but in spite of this impressive number, his contributions to the genre have been relatively understudied. Bringing together an international group of scholars, this is the first edited collection devoted solely to Hardy's works of short fiction. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • John Morley and the Uses of History in Victorian Liberal Culture

    By Marco de Waard

    In his ambitious study of John Morley (1838-1923), Marco de Waard retrieves the literary critic and intellectual historian's status as a prolific and versatile man of letters whose influence reshaped the nineteenth century's liberal culture of the past from the 1860s onwards. At the same time, by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915

    By Kristine Moruzi

    Focusing on six popular British girls' periodicals, Kristine Moruzi explores the debate about the shifting nature of Victorian girlhood between 1850 and 1915. During an era of significant political, social, and economic change, girls' periodicals demonstrate the difficulties of fashioning a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Modern Print Activism in the United States

    Edited by Rachel Schreiber

    The explosion of print culture that occurred in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century activated the widespread use of print media to promote social and political activism. Exploring this phenomenon, the essays in Modern Print Activism in the United States focus on specific groups,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Child Savage, 1890–2010

    From Comics to Games

    Edited by Elisabeth Wesseling

    Taking up the understudied relationship between the cultural history of childhood and media studies, this volume traces twentieth-century migrations of the child-savage analogy from colonial into postcolonial discourse across a wide range of old and new media. Older and newer media such as films,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Representations of China in British Children's Fiction, 1851-1911

    By Shih-Wen Chen

    In her extensively researched exploration of China in British children’s literature, Shih-Wen Chen provides a sustained critique of the reductive dichotomies that have limited insight into the cultural and educative role these fictions played in disseminating ideas and knowledge about China. Chen…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Victorian Women and the Economies of Travel, Translation and Culture, 1830–1870

    By Judith Johnston

    Both travel and translation involve a type of journey, one with literal and metaphorical dimensions. Judith Johnston brings together these two richly resonant modes of getting from here to there as she explores their impact on culture with respect to the work of Victorian women. Using the metaphor…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Reporting from the Danger Zone

    Frontline Journalists, Their Jobs, and an Increasingly Perilous Future

    By Maria Armoudian

    Journalism is a dangerous business when one’s "beat" is a war zone. Armoudian reveals the complications facing frontline journalists who cover warzones, hot spots and other hazardous situations. It compares yesterday’s conflict journalism, which was fraught with its own dangers, with today’s…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass Press, 1880-1920

    Edited by John Steel, Marcel Broersma

    At the turn of the 20th century, the significant social, political, and technological changes that were occurring in society also heralded new roles and functions for journalism as a profession and as an aspect of a burgeoning mass mediated society. Redefining Journalism in the Era of the Mass…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • The Places and Spaces of News Audiences

    Edited by Chris Peters

    Historically, or so we would like to believe, the story of everyday life for many people included regular, definitive moments of news consumption. Journalism, in fact, was distributed around these routines: papers were delivered before breakfast, the evening news on TV buttressed the transition…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Pursuing an Ethic of Empathy in Journalism

    By Janet Blank-Libra

    This book advances a journalistic theory of empathy, challenging long-held notions about how best to do journalism. Because the institution of journalism has typically equated empathy and compassion with bias, it has been slow to give the intelligence of the emotions a legitimate place in the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

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