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- University of California Press 1988; US$ 34.95
The fear of the subversive has governed American politics, from the racial conflicts of the early republic to the Hollywood anti-Communism of Ronald Reagan. Political monsters?the Indian cannibal, the black rapist, the demon rum, the bomb-throwing anarchist, the many-tentacled Communist conspiracy, the agents of international terrorism?are familiar... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
Drawing on the diverse views of over 1,300 children in the UK between the ages of 6 and 12, 'Dear BBC' discusses key controversies in the public sphere about children's relationship with the media, especially television drama. This engaging and accessible book will appeal to a broad audience. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00
This book is a critical biography of Grant Allen, (1848-1899), the first for a century, based on all the surviving primary sources. Born in Kingston, Ontario, into a cultured and affluent family, Allen was educated in France and England. A mysterious marriage while he was an Oxford undergraduate wrecked his academic career and radicalized his views... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 27.95
The concept of "un-Americanism," so vital to the HUAC crusade of the 1940s and 1950s, was resoundingly revived in the emotional rhetoric that followed the September 11th terrorist attacks. Today's political and cultural climate makes it more crucial than ever to come to terms with the consequences of this earlier period of repression... more...
- Titan 2012; US$ 9.99
With the hilarious ?instant cult classic? Seagalogy: A Study of the Ass-Kicking Films of Steven Seagal , Vern wrote a book that shook the very foundations of film criticism, broke their wrists, and then threw them through a window. Now he?s back, and this time he?s got all of ?the films of badass cinema? in his sights... From Die Hard to The... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2012; US$ 9.99
"OK. I?ve got my Twitter account?now what can I do with it?" Sound familiar? #tweetsmart provides the answer with 25 creative projects to help your business, cause, or organization grow. But this isn?t just another social media marketing book?it?s the anti-marketing how-to community-engagement book. Twitter is not a marketing channel (and should... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 21.99
"40 years ago as a graduate student I wrote a book about Spaghetti Westerns, called 10,000 Ways to Die . It?s an embarrassing tome when I look at it now: full of half-assed semiotics and other attenuated academic nonsense. In the intervening period I have had the interesting experience of being a film director. So now, when I watch these films,... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 11.65
Newpapers are a form of instant history, capturing forever the awe and fascination that great historical events inspire. They are also an intriguing source to return to as they reveal the contemporary view of world-changing events, before it can be shaped by subsequent developments. While newspapers have been around for centuries, it was only when... more...