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  1. Conjuring Science

    When actors who play doctors on TV endorse certain products, what are the implications for Americans? This book investigates the role of science in American culture, and examines the symbols of scientific authority in such areas as the fluoridation controversies and mad scientist fiction stories. Learn More
    £29.95

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  2. American Dreams, Hebrew Subtitles

    Can the American media be blamed for the transformation of an ideologically cohesive society into a segmented society of pleasure seekers, startups,and subcultures? This book aims to show how Israel's new television system affected the country's political culture during the 1990s. Learn More
    £22.95

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  3. Hidden in Plain Sight

    Brings together a range of original essays that address different aspects of the role and presence of Jews and Jewishness in British film and television from the interwar period to the present. It constructs a historical overview of the Jewish contribution to British film and television, which has not always been sufficiently acknowledged. Learn More
    £104.00

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  4. Television Specials

    This is a complete revision of the author's 1993 Television Specials that not only updates entries contained within that edition, but adds numerous programmes not previously covered, including beauty pageants, parades, awards programmes, Broadway and opera adaptations, musicals produced especially for TV, holiday specials, the early 1936-1947 experimental specials, and honours specials. Learn More
    £97.50

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  5. Unwatchable

    With over 50 original essays by leading scholars, artists, critics, and curators, this is the first book to trace the "unwatchable" across our contemporary media environment, in which viewers encounter difficult content on various screens and platforms. The volume offers multidisciplinary approaches to the vast array of troubling images that circulate in global visual culture. Learn More
    £23.95

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  6. Television in the Age of Radio

    Television in the Age of Radio is a unique account of how television came to be, not just from technical innovations or institutional struggles, but from cultural concerns that were central to the rise of industrial modernity. A major revision of the history of television, it provides investigations of the values of early television amateurs and enthusiasts, the passions and worries about competing technologies, and the ambitions for programming that together helped mold the medium. Learn More
    £27.50

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  7. The Writers

    Offers the only comprehensive qualitative analysis of the history of writers and writing in the film, television, and streaming media industries in America. Featuring in-depth interviews with over fifty writers, The Writers delivers a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at the role and rights of writers in Hollywood and New York over the past century. Learn More
    £27.50

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  8. Televisuality

    Although the "decline" of network television in the face of cable programming was an institutional crisis of television history, John Caldwell's classic volume Televisuality reveals that this decline spawned a flurry of new production initiatives to reassert network authority. Learn More
    £27.95

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  9. Funny As

    A big, authoritative, hilarious illustrated account of New Zealand's funniest comedians. Funny As tells the story of comedy in this country through more than 300 pictures and an engaging text based on over 100 interviews with New Zealand's best comedians. Learn More
    £49.95

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  10. Television Program Master Index

    An index of books, journal articles, and dissertations that mention television shows. Scholarly works are emphasized but memoirs, autobiographies, biographies, and some popular works meant for fans are also included. The listings are keyed to an annotated bibliography. In addition, there is a section of works making references to groups. Learn More
    £51.50

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  11. Hidden in Plain Sight

    Brings together a range of original essays that address different aspects of the role and presence of Jews and Jewishness in British film and television from the interwar period to the present. It constructs a historical overview of the Jewish contribution to British film and television, which has not always been sufficiently acknowledged. Learn More
    £36.95

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  12. Real Sister

    The first book of scholarship devoted to the issue of how black women are depicted on reality television, Real Sister offers an even-handed consideration of the genre. The book's ten contributors - black female scholars from a variety of disciplines - provide a wide range of perspectives, while considering everything from Basketball Wives to Say Yes to the Dress. Learn More
    £25.95

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  13. Wired TV

    Looks at the post-network television industry's experiments with new forms of interactive storytelling that took place from 2005 to2010 as broadband was introduced into the majority of homes and the use of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter soared. Essays address such issues as the networks' sporadic efforts to engage fans using transmedia storytelling, production inefficiencies, and the effect of corporate conglomeration on entrepreneurial creativity. Learn More
    £79.95

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  14. Unwatchable

    With over 50 original essays by leading scholars, artists, critics, and curators, this is the first book to trace the "unwatchable" across our contemporary media environment, in which viewers encounter difficult content on various screens and platforms. The volume offers multidisciplinary approaches to the vast array of troubling images that circulate in global visual culture. Learn More
    £79.95

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  15. Watching TV with a Linguist

    Challenges the conventional view of television as lowbrow entertainment devoid of intellectual activity. Rather, Fägersten champions the use of fictional television to learn about linguistics and at the same time promotes enriched television viewing experiences by explaining the role of language in creating humour, conveying drama, and developing identifiable characters. Learn More
    £58.50

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