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  • Singapore Cinema

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Khiun Liew, Stephen Teo

    This book outlines and discusses the very wide range of cinema which is to be found in Singapore. Although Singapore cinema is a relatively small industry, and relatively new, it has nevertheless made an impact, and continues to develop in interesting ways. The book shows that although Singapore…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Rashomon Effects

    Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blair Davis, Robert Anderson, Jan Walls

    Akira Kurosawa is widely known as the director who opened up Japanese film to Western audiences, and following his death in 1998, a process of reflection has begun about his life’s work as a whole and its legacy to cinema. Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon has become one of the best-known Japanese…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Religion by Radio

    Its Place in British Broadcasting, 1st Edition

    By Melville Dinwiddie

    This book, first published in 1968, describes the development of religion by radio, and its influences on people both inside and outside the Church. It tells of experiment and practice, of acceptance and rejection, of inspiration and comfort in peace and war, and assesses the great contribution…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • The Unseen Voice

    A Cultural Study of Early Australian Radio, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Johnson

    Images of the golden age of wireless and family life before the age of television have widespread currency. Their dominance raises fundamental questions about the extent to which people’s memories of early radio and everyday pre-war life are shaped and mediated by these public histories. For…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • Contemporary Radio Programming Strategies

    1st Edition

    By David T. MacFarland

    This book, first published in 1990, offers an in-depth analysis of the ‘fundamental beliefs’ of radio. This refers to the common understanding of what the radio enterprise is – and should be – about: entertainment and information. A major thrust of this book is to arrive at a set of fundamental…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • Who's Listening?

    The Story of BBC Audience Research, 1st Edition

    By Robert J.E. Silvery

    This book, first published in 1974, is the story of BBC Audience Research, a behind-the-scenes activity that has always been the subject of some curiosity. It describes the early, tentative experiments, designed both to develop ways of applying the techniques of social research to broadcasting and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Radio

  • Russian Aviation, Space Flight and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vlad Strukov, Helena Goscilo

    Among the many successes of the Soviet Union were inaugural space flight—ahead of the United States—and many other triumphs related to aviation. Aviators and cosmonauts enjoyed heroic status in the Soviet Union, and provided supports of the Soviet project with iconic figures which could be used to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Film, Architecture and Spatial Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Renée Tobe

    Films use architecture as visual shorthand to tell viewers everything they need to know about the characters in a short amount of time. Illustrated by a diverse range of films from different eras and cultures, this book investigates the reciprocity between film and architecture. Using a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Roberto Busa, S. J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing

    The Priest and the Punched Cards, 1st Edition

    By Steven E. Jones

    It’s the founding myth of humanities computing and digital humanities: In 1949, the Italian Jesuit scholar, Roberto Busa, S.J., persuaded IBM to offer technical and financial support for the mechanized creation of a massive lemmatized concordance to the works of St. Thomas Aquinas. Using Busa’s own…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • Communication in Accounting Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard M.S. Wilson, F. Elizabeth Gray, Lynn Hamilton

    Accounting, often described as "the language of business", requires a diverse set of written, listening and oral communication skills if those who practise it are to be effective. Given the pace of change relating to, for example, the evolution of international accounting standards and the demands…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

    Rethinking Transnationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wanning Sun, John Sinclair

    The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors…

    Paperback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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