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Quickening urgency: the telegraph and wire services in 1846-1893

Rantanen, Terhi (2012) Quickening urgency: the telegraph and wire services in 1846-1893. In: Valdivia, Anharad N., (ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Volume 1: Media History and the Foundations of Media Studies. Wiley-Blackwell, New York, USA. ISBN 9781405193566

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Abstract

The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies brings together over 175 critical essays to redraw the boundaries of this rapidly evolving and dynamically complex area. Global in scope, wide-ranging in its inclusion of topics, and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars, this is the definitive resource for the field. Includes more than 175 essays written by over 200 leading and emerging scholars from across the globe Arranged across 6 thematic volumes edited by an international team of expert scholars Accessible volume introductions provide overviews of key themes The most definitive resource available in this complex, heterogeneous, multi-methodological and multi-theoretical interdisciplinary field Explores media as it is being practiced, produced, and analyzed in Asia, Africa, the Americas, Australia, and Europe All volumes pay close attention to issues of gender and ethnicity so necessary to understanding contemporary media Probes the many dimensions of the subject: history, production, content, audiences, effects, and futures

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://eu.wiley.com/
Additional Information: © 2013 Blackwell Publishing
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 11:35
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/45024/

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