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  • Imitation, Contagion, Suggestion

    On Mimesis and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Borch

    Terrorist attacks seem to mimic other terrorist attacks. Mass shootings appear to mimic previous mass shootings. Financial traders seem to mimic other traders. It is not a novel observation that people often imitate others. Some might even suggest that mimesis is at the core of human interaction.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Daniel O'Connell, The British Press and The Irish Famine

    Killing Remarks, 1st Edition

    By Leslie A. Williams

    Through an investigation of the reportage in nineteenth-century English metropolitan newspapers and illustrated journals, this book begins with the question 'Did anti-O'Connell sentiment in the British press lead to "killing remarks," rhetoric that helped the press, government and public opinion…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Internet Histories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Brügger, Gerard Goggin, Ian Milligan, Valérie Schafer

    In 2017, the new journal Internet Histories was founded. As part of the process of defining a new field, the journal editors approached leading scholars in this dynamic, interdisciplinary area. This book is thus a collection of eighteen short thought-provoking pieces, inviting discussion about…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives

    A Textual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ian Case Punnett

    Toward a Theory of True Crime Narratives vivifies how nonfiction murder stories are told, what role they play in society, and in the form of true crime why they remain enduringly popular internationally on every platform. This book establishes for the first time the actual line—or dotted…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • G.W.M. Reynolds

    Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Politics, and the Press, 1st Edition

    By Anne Humpherys

    Edited by Louis James

    G.W.M. Reynolds (1814-1879) had a major impact on the mid-Victorian era that until now has been largely unacknowledged. A prolific novelist whose work had a massive circulation, and an influential journalist and editor, he was a man of contradictions in both his life and writing: a middle-class…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Scholarly Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Violations of Fairness and Trust in the Academic World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Davis, Bonnie Berry

    This book explores the problem of scientific dishonesty and misconduct – a problem that affects all disciplines, yet whose extent remains largely unknown and for which established standards for reporting, prevention, and punishment are absent. Presenting examples of research misconduct, the authors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grasso, Judith Bessant

    Drawing on case studies from around the world, contributors to this ground-breaking book explore a major contemporary paradox: on the one hand, young people today are at the forefront of political campaigns promoting social rights and ethical ideas that challenge authoritarian orders and elite…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Luke Peterson

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A History of American Consumption

    Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terrence Witkowski

    The United States has been near the forefront of global consumption trends since the 1700s, and for the past century and more, Americans have been the world’s foremost consuming people. Informed and inspired by the literature from consumer culture theory, as well as drawing from numerous studies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910

    Culture and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Kate Jackson

    This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words

    The Social Life of Goods, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Waters

    In 1850, Charles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership. Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition of 1851, the journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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