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- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
A Companion to the Antebellum Presidents presents a series of original essays exploring our historical understanding of the role and legacy of the eight U.S. presidents who served in the significant period between 1837 and the start of the Civil War in 1861. Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Through anecdotes, history, and analysis, this book offers sound advice to prepare prospective editors for the full range of their duties: editing copy, determining what is news, understanding graphics and design, directing coverage, managing people, and coping with a spectrum of ethical and legal dilemmas. more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 24.95
As seen through the eyes of Sam Venable, the world is indeed bizarre and filled with nuttiness. The archives of the Knoxville News Sentinel offer ample evidence that Venable is a bit of the former and has made a career out of drawing attention to the latter. For his latest book, Venable has gathered and organized 139 of his newspaper... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 45.00
How could novels like Uncle Tom’s Cabin change the hearts and minds of thousands of mid-nineteenth-century readers, yet make so many modern readers cringe at their over-the-top, tear-filled scenes? Sentimental Readers explains why sentimental rhetoric was so compelling to readers of that earlier era, why its popularity waned in the latter... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19
Half a million people a day do it in the Telegraph . The Times claims almost as many, and the Guardian 300,000. Most people remember their first time, and everyone has a favourite. You can do it in bed, standing up, or on a train. You can do it alone, with a loved one or in groups. The Queen does it in the bath. It is not illegal, immoral or... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career?more than twenty years?in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, she has been under siege and under fire. Along the way she meets Bruno, a French reporter whose spirit and audacity are a match for her... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Because reporting is changing, this volume offers readers a thorough introduction to the rapidly evolving world of gathering information for local news organizations. This easy-to-read text is filled with contemporary examples and solid advice for the beginning reporting student. Designed for students with a foundation in news writing, it provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Produced to fill a gap in current knowledge about the state of journalism in Latin America, this timely book chronicles how recent changes toward democratization and privatization in the region have influenced mass media industries and the practice of journalism. Written as a tribute to earlier books about the development and status of Latin American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
The essays in this volume take up the challenge of working out -- or reworking -- the problematics of the borders, the boundaries and the frameworks that structure our various and multiple notions of identity -- textual, personal, collective, generic, and disciplinary. The contributors to this volume write about subjects (and are often themselves subjects)... more...