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  1. After Capitalism

    Brings together leading scholars to offer competing perspectives on capitalism's past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Some contributors reassess classic theorizations of capitalism in light of recent trends. Others examine Marx's writings, unemployment, hoarding, capitalist realism, and coyote (trickster) capitalism, among many other topics. Learn More
    £82.50

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  2. Republic on the Wire

    The history of cable television in America is far older than networks like MTV, ESPN, and HBO, which are so familiar to us today. Tracing the origins of cable TV back to the late 1940s, media scholar John McMurria also locates the roots of many current debates about premium television, cultural elitism, minority programming, content restriction, and corporate ownership. Learn More
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  3. My Fair Ladies

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. As technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to The Stepford Wives. Julie Wosk takes us on a tour through this bevy of artificial women, revealing the array of cultural fantasies and fears they embody. Learn More
    £98.95

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  4. Movie Comics

    Adaptations of comics have been an integral part of American cinema from its very inception. Movie Comics is the first book to study the long history of both comics-to-film and film-to-comics adaptations. With a special focus on the Classical Hollywood era, Blair Davis investigates the factors that spurred this media convergence. Learn More
    £98.95

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  5. 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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  6. A Short History of Film

    With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema, an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century. Learn More
    £98.95

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  7. A Short History of Film

    With more than 250 images, new information on international cinema, an expanded section on African-American filmmakers, updated discussions of new works by major American directors, and a new section on the rise of comic book movies and computer generated special effects, this is the most up to date resource for film history courses in the twenty-first century. Learn More
    £31.50

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  8. Christophe Honoré

    French filmmaker Christophe Honoré challenges audiences with complex cinematic form, intricate narrative structures, and aesthetically dynamic filmmaking. But he is largely unknown to US audiences. David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias invite English-speaking scholars and cinéastes to explore Honoré’s three most recognised films, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’amour, and La Belle personne. Learn More
    £36.50

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  9. The Comic Book Film Adaptation

    In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the centre of mainstream film production. Learn More
    £28.95

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  10. Advertising to Children in China

    About children and advertising in China, the country with the largest children population in the world. This book also draws conclusions about Chinese children as a market and it's implications for advertisers and marketers, parents, policy makers and social groups. Learn More
    £24.95

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  11. Action Research and New Media

    Action research is now a well-documented and well-accepted research methodology. This book offers a systematic overview of the application of action research methods to the field of new media. It presents four case studies and their individual applications of action research in different new media contexts. Learn More
    £21.50

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  12. Digital Music Videos

    The High Line, an innovative promenade created on a disused elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of the world's most iconic new urban landmarks. Deconstructing the High Line is the first book to analyse the High Line from multiple perspectives, critically assessing its aesthetic, economic, ecological, symbolic, and social impacts. Learn More
    £53.50

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  13. Digital Cinema

    Considers how new technologies have revolutionized the medium, while investigating the continuities that might remain from filmmaking's analogue era. In the process, this book raises provocative questions about the status of realism in a pixel-generated digital medium whose scenes often defy the laws of physics. Learn More
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  14. War in the Media Age

    This study traces the evolution of US government press strategy from Vietnam through the Gulf War and its consequences. It illustrates how the rising importance of the press in everyday political life has compelled presidents to change their strategies for dealing with the media during war. Learn More
    £25.50

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  15. My Fair Ladies

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. As technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to The Stepford Wives. Julie Wosk takes us on a tour through this bevy of artificial women, revealing the array of cultural fantasies and fears they embody. Learn More
    £28.95

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