Explorations in Communication and History

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-12-01
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

When disciplines engagep. 1
Overview: Communication and historyp. 13
Introduction: Communication and historyp. 15
History as a communication problemp. 19
Democratic theory and the history of communicationsp. 35
Communication and historyp. 46
Audiencesp. 61
Introduction: Audiences, communication and historyp. 63
Does textual analysis tell us anything about past audiences?p. 66
The citizen audience: Crowds, publics and individualsp. 77
Seeking the historical audience: Interdisciplinary lessons in the recovery of media practicesp. 90
Technologyp. 107
Introduction: Technology, communication and historyp. 109
Printing and the manuscript revolutionp. 111
Governing by televisionp. 119
Newswork, technology, and cultural form, 1837-1920p. 136
Journalismp. 157
Introduction: Journalism, communication and historyp. 159
The history of journalism and the history of the bookp. 162
Public spheres, imagined communities, and the underdeveloped historical understanding of journalismp. 181
How to think about journalism: looking backward, going forwardp. 190
Indexp. 219
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