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- Sandstone Press Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
From his early years Tom Weir MBE was set on making his way as an explorer, writer and photographer, a progress interrupted by World War Two but then leading to expeditions ranging from the Himalayas to Greenland. For over forty years his feature ?My Month? appeared in the Scots Magazine, reflecting his fascination with Scotland, its remote corners,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 33.99
Government communication is a curiously neglected area of discursive analysis. No considered examination of the subject exists which provides either an account of the contemporary governmental landscape or an explanation of the common and divergent themes on both a domestic and international basis. This volume aims to fill that gap, providing a concise... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 24.00
At the time of Burma's military coup in 1962, Wendy Law-Yone was fifteen. A year later, her father Ed Law-Yone, daredevil proprietor of The Nation newspaper, was arrested and his newspaper shut down. Eventually, Wendy was herself briefly imprisoned before managing to escape the country. Ed would spend five years as a political... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 24.78
Tennis has never before been blessed with such an array of talented stars doing battle for the sport?s most coveted titles. Games featuring Murray, Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, the Williams sisters and Maria Sharapova are among the most thrilling matches in the history of the game ? and Neil Harman has witnessed them all. He is so close to the beating... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Though African Americans have served as foreign reporters for almost two centuries, their work remains virtually unstudied. In this seminal volume, Jinx Coleman Broussard traces the history of black participation in international newsgathering. Beginning in the mid-1800s with Frederick Douglass and Mary Ann Shadd Cary?the first black woman to edit... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 27.50
During the first half of the nineteenth century, the penny presses of the industrial East treated brothels as a mundane, if annoying, aspect of city life. But later in the century, reformers and mainstream papers began to push back against this representation through highly public campaigns against “white slavery.” These newspaper crusades... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 65.00
Founded in 1868, the Overland Monthly was a San Francisco?based literary magazine whose mix of humor, pathos, and romantic nostalgia for a lost frontier was an immediate sensation on the East Coast. Due in part to a regional desire to attract settlers and financial investment, the essays and short fiction published in the Overland Monthly often... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This is a volume of history validating the contributions of radio toward keeping America informed. Like everything else, radio has gone through many changes since the 1920s. Periods very distinct from each other embrace its roots, its golden age, and the well-defined eras dominated by the disc jockey, talk, and news formats. The U.S. was dependent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
As the visual component of contemporary media has overtaken the verbal, visual reportage has established a unique and extremely significant role in 21st-century culture. Julianne Newton has prepared this comprehensive analysis of the development of the role of visual reportage as a critical player in the evolution of our understanding of ourselves,... more...