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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
This collection of new studies explores the diverse ways in which music -- and ideas about it -- have been disseminated in print and other media from the sixteenth century onward. The chapters look afresh at the circulation of manuscript and printed music in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries and reach forward to the present by considering how... more...
- Casemate 2013; US$ 18.95
As the Soviet Union teetered on the edge of collapse during the late 1980s, and America prepared to claim its victory, a bloody war still raged in Southern Africa, where proxy forces from both sides vied for control of Angola. The result was the largest battle on the dark continent since Al Alamein, with forces from both sides paying in blood what... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
Fan CULTure explores how present-day fans interact with the films, television shows, books, and pop culture artifacts they love. From creating original works of fanfiction to influencing the content of major primetime series through social media, fans are no longer passive consumers. They have evolved into active participants in creating and shaping... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
The AK-47, or 'Kalashnikov', is the most abundant and efficient firearm on earth. It is so light it can be used by children. It has transformed the way we fight wars, and its story is the chilling story of modern warfare. C. J. Chivers's extraordinary new book tells an alternative history of the world as seen through these terrible weapons. He... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 68.99
This is a comprehensive Report on every armed conflict which took place during 2012. It is the first of a new series of annual reports on armed conflicts across the globe, offering an unprecedented overview of the nature, range, and impact of these conflicts and the legal issues they create.In Part I the Report describes its criteria for the identification... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States? digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation?s largest commercial and public broadcasters against the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
As patterns of media use become more integrated with mobile technologies and multiple screens, a new mode of viewer engagement has emerged in the form of connected viewing, which allows for an array of new relationships between audiences and media texts in the digital space. This exciting new collection brings together twelve original essays that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is an international reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first. When first encountering film theory, students are often confronted with a dense, interlocking set of texts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Despite the prominence of "awkwardness" as cultural buzzword and descriptor of a sub-genre of contemporary film and television comedy, it has yet to be adequately theorized in academic film and media studies. Documentary?s Awkward Turn contributes a new critical paradigm to the field by presenting an analysis of awkward moments in documentary film... more...