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Server A Media History from the Present to the Baroque
ISBN: HB: 9780300180817, Yale University Press, June 2018
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Though classic servants like the butler or the governess have largely vanished, the Internet is filled with servers: web, ftp, mail, and others perform their daily drudgery, going about their business noiselessly and unnoticed. Why then are current-d...
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Transmedium Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art
ISBN: PB: 9780226500904, ISBN: HB: 9780226500874, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 colour plates, 2 line drawings
If you attend a contemporary art exhibition lately, you're unlikely to see much traditional painting or sculpture. Indeed, artists today are preoccupied with what happens when you leave behind assumptions about particular media – such as painting, or...
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Image Science Iconology, Visual Culture, and Media Aesthetics
ISBN: PB: 9780226565842, ISBN: HB: 9780226231334, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 4 line drawings, 2 tables
Almost thirty years ago, W. J. T. Mitchell's "Iconology" helped launch the interdisciplinary study of visual media, now a central feature of the modern humanities. Along with his subsequent "Picture Theory" and "What Do Pictures Want?", Mitchell's no...
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Reporting War How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, Torture, and Death to Cover World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780300234152, ISBN: HB: 9780300224665, Yale University Press, February 2018
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
Luminary journalists Ed Murrow, Martha Gellhorn, Walter Cronkite, and Clare Hollingworth were among the young reporters who chronicled World War II's daily horrors and triumphs for Western readers. In this fascinating book, Ray Moseley, himself a for...
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What Philosophy Wants from Images
ISBN: PB: 9780226513195, ISBN: HB: 9780226513058, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
In recent decades, contemporary art has displayed an ever increasing and complicated fascination with the cinema – or, perhaps more accurately, as D. N. Rodowick shows, a certain memory of cinema. Contemporary works of film, video, and moving image i...
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Gogo Breeze Zambia's Radio Elder and the Voices of Free Speech
ISBN: PB: 9780226498935, ISBN: HB: 9780226498768, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones
When Breeze FM, a radio station in the provincial Zambian town of Chipata, hired an elderly retired schoolteacher in 2003, no one anticipated the skyrocketing success that would follow. A self-styled grandfather on air, Gogo Breeze seeks intimacy ove...
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Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses A Cross-National Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9781783208203, Intellect, December 2017
300 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 15 tables, 1 chart
This edited collection focuses on successful small and medium-sized film and television companies in Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The contributors explore case studies of businesses that have prospered over a period of at...
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£36,00
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New Television The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre
ISBN: PB: 9780226503950, ISBN: HB: 9780226503813, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones
Even though it's frequently asserted that we are living in a golden age of scripted television, television as a medium is still not taken seriously as an artistic art form, nor has the stigma of television as "chewing gum for the mind" really disappe...
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£64,00
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Just a Journalist On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between
ISBN: HB: 9780674980334, Harvard University Press, November 2017
170 pp., 18.1x11.1 cm,
In this timely book, a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter trains an autobiographical lens on a moment of remarkable transition in American journalism. Just a few years ago, the mainstream press was wrestling with whether labeling waterboarding as tortur...
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Personal Style Blogs Appearances That Fascinate
ISBN: PB: 9781783208340, Intellect, October 2017
206 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 19 colour plates
From "Style Rookie to Style Bubble", personal style blogs exploded onto the scene in the mid-2000s giving voice to young and stylish writers who had their own unique take on the seasonal fashion cycle and how to curate an individual style within the...
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