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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
For three generations of Americans, World War II has been a touchstone for the understanding of conflict and of America?s role in global affairs. But if World War II helped shape the perception of war for Americans, American media in turn shape the understanding and memory of World War II. Concentrating on key popular films, television series, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents such as Lincoln and FDR. The contributions to this... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 13.95
CONFESSIONS OF A TABLOID WRITER WHO DOVE INTO THE CESSPOOL OF HIS OWN MIND AND CAME UP WITH INCREDIBLE TABLOID STORIES ?Some people aspire to greatness. A combination of bad parenting and coming of age in Baltimore, Maryland, at the same time as John Waters pushed me in a different direction,? writes Tom D?Antoni. After fifteen years as a journalist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.00
Politics and culture, culture and politics. They?ve never been normal in America, but today they?re weirder than ever. Millionaire populists like Bill O?Reilly and Michael Moore dominate a political scene spinning ever further from the real world; meanwhile, we look to bizarre experiments like ?Survivor? for our daily dose of reality. In this wonderfully... more...
- Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00
As information becomes increasingly accessible through newly-introduced technologies, the human mind seeks a more comprehensive interpretation of the world in which we live. In order to manage this information overload, we must carefully reconsider our attitude towards documentation. While acknowledging the value of the standard guidebooks' hard rules... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
In this final volume of the beloved American saga that began with All Over but the Shoutin? and continued with Ava?s Man, Rick Bragg closes his circle of family stories with an unforgettable tale about fathers and sons inspired by his own relationship with his ten-year-old stepson. He learns, right from the start, that a man who chases a woman... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Long before the Hamptons became famous for its posh parties, paparazzi, and glitterati, it was a sleepy backwater of fishing villages and potato farms, literary luminaries and local eccentrics. As the editor and publisher of the area?s popular free newspaper, Dan?s Papers , Dan Rattiner, has been covering the daily triumphs, community intrigues, and... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 22.00
Bob Schieffer started his reporting career in Texas when he was barely old enough to buy a beer, joined CBS News in 1969, and became one of the few correspondents ever to have covered all four major Washington beats: the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and Capitol Hill. Over the past four decades, he's seen it all-and now he's sharing... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00
From an integrative theoretical perspective, the book looks at how families watch television news in their everyday lives. In three empirical studies, the role of short-term situations and the influence of immediate social surroundings on practices of watching the news is analyzed. Discrete Time Event History Analysis is applied to household diary... more...