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COMM1210 History of Communications

The History of Communication, 2017/18, Semester 2
Chris Anderson
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COMM1210 History of Communications Reading List

Assman. A. 'The Printing Press and the Internet: from a cult of memory to a cult of attention' in Natascha Gentz & Stefan Cramer (eds.) (2006) Globalization, cultural identities, and media representations New York, State University Press   

Bailey, M. (2009) Narrating media history [electronic resource] London, Routledge

Barker, H. (2014) Newspapers, politics and English society, 1695-1855 London, Routledge

Beetham, M. & Boardman, K. (2001) Victorian women's magazines : an anthology Manchester University Press

Beetham, M. (1996) A magazine of her own? : domesticity and desire in the woman's magazine, 1800-914

Bingham, A. Mullen, M. Ward. SJA, Winston, B. (2009) 'Round Table: Brian Winston, "Messages" Media history. Vol. 15. Issue 1.

Black, J. (2001) The English Press, 1621-1861 Sutton, Stroud

Briggs. A & Burke, P (2009) A Social History of the Media: from Gutenberg to the Internet  3rd edition, Cambridge Polity

Briggs, A. (1961) The history of broadcasting in the United Kingdom. Vol.1, The birth of broadcasting Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Buringh E. & van Zanden J.L. (2009) 'Charting the Rise of the West: Manuscripts and Printed Books in Europe' The journal of economic history. 69 (2) 409-445

Caine, B. (1997) English feminism, 1780-1980 OUP

Carey, J.W. (1967) ' Harold Innis and Marshall McLuhan' The Antioch review. 27:1

Catterall, P. (ed.) (2000) Northcliffe's legacy : aspects of the British popular press, 1896-1996 Palgrave Macmillan

Caughie, J. (2000) Television drama : realism, modernism, and British culture Oxford Television Studies

Chalaby, J. (1998) The invention of journalism Basingstoke, Macmillan

Chalaby, J (1996) 'Journalism as an Anglo-American Invention: a comparison of the development of French and Anglo-American journalism 1830S-1920S European journal of communication. 11:3 303-326

Chapman, J. (2005) Comparative media history : an introduction : 1789 to the present Cambridge Polity

Conboy, M. (2011) Journalism in Britain : a historical introduction London, Sage

Conboy, M. (2010) The language of newspapers : socio-historical perspectives London, Continuum

Conboy, M. (2004) Journalism : a critical history London, Sage

Cosgel, M. M, Miceli, T.J. and Rubin, J. 'The Political Economy of Mass Printing: Legitimacy and Change in the Ottoman Empire' Journal of Comparative Economics. 40:3 357-371

Cowley, D & Heyer, P (2011) Communication in History: Technology, Culture, Society 6th edition, Pearson Education, London

Creedon, P. (ed.) (1993) Women in Mass Communication 2nd edition London, Sage

Crisell, A. ( 2001) An Introductory History of British Broadcasting 2nd edition, London, Routledge

Cooke, L. (2003) British television drama : a history London, BFI

Curran, J (2002) Media and power London, Routledge

Curran, J. (2002) Media and the Making of British Society c1700-2000 Media history. Vol. 8 No. 2. p135-154

Curran, J & Seaton, J (2009) Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in Britain London, Routledge

Deibert, R (1997) Parchment, printing, and hypermedia : communication in world order transformation New York, Columbia University Press

Dicenzo, M. (2004) 'Feminist Media and History: a response to James Curran' Media history. 10:1 43-49

Douglas, D. (1987) 'Periodicals By, For and About Women in Britain; Women's studies international forum. 10 (3) 261-273

Edward, S. (2006) Photography : a very short introduction Oxford, OUP.

Eisenstein, E, (1980)  The Printing Press as an Agent of Change Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Eisenstein, E (1990) The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

Engel, M. (1996) Tickle the public : one hundred years of the popular press Indigo

Flint, K. (1993)  The woman reader, 1837-1914 Oxford Clarendon Press

Gilmartin, K. (1996) Print politics : the press and radical opposition in early nineteenth-century England. Cambridge University Press

Gorman, Lyn and Maclean (2003) Media and society in the twentieth century : an historical introduction Blackwell, Oxford

Hampton, M. (2008) 'The Objectivity Ideal and its Limitations in 20th Century British Journalism' Journalism studies. 9:4 477-493

Hampton, M. (2001) 'Understanding Media: Theories of the Press in Britain 1850-1914' Media, culture & society. 23.2 213-231

Heilmann, A. & Beetham, M. New woman hybridities : feminity, feminism and international consumer culture, 1880-1930 London, Routledge

Hollis, P. (1970) The pauper press : a study in working-class radicalism of the 1830s London, OUP

Innis, H. (1951) The Bias of Communication  Toronto University Press (2008 edition)

Jackson, K. (2001) George Newnes and the new journalism in Britain, 1880-1910 : culture and profit Aldershot, Ashgate.

Jones, A. (1996) Powers of the press : newspapers, power and the public in nineteenth-century England Ashgate

Kovarik (2015) Revolutions in communication : media history from Gutenberg to the digital age

Lyons, M. (1999) 'The History of Reading from Gutenberg to Gates' The European legacy Vol. 4. Issue 5.  50-57

Media history. (2000)  (special edition) 6:3 'Women's Magazines in the Last Century'

Musser, C. (1990)  The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907 University of California Press

McLuhan, M. (1962) The Gutenberg Galaxy: The making of typographic man . New York, McGraw-Hill

McLuhan, M. (1960) 'Effects of the Improvement on Media Communication' The journal of economic history. 20 (4) 566-575

LeMahieu, D.L. (1988) A culture for democracy : mass communication and the cultivated mind in Britain between the wars Oxford, Clarendon Press

McNair, B. (2009) News and Journalism in the UK 5th edition, Abingdon, New York, Routledge

McNamara, J. The 21st century media (r)evolution : emergent communication practices

Mills, K. (1990) A place in the news : from the women's pages to the front page New York, Columbia University Press

Ornebring, H. and Jonsson, A. (2004) 'Tabloid Journalism and the Public Sphere: an historical perspective on tabloid journalism' Journalism studies. 5: 3 283-295

Sebba, A. (1994) Battling for news : the rise of the woman reporter London, Sceptre

Seymore-Ure, C. (2000) 'Northcliffe's Legacy' in Northcliffe's legacy : aspects of the British popular press, 1896-1996 Peter Caterall, Colin Seymore-Ure and Adrian Smith (eds.) Basingstoke, Macmillan Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Schudson, M. (2001) 'The Objectivity Norm in American Journalism Journalism. 2:2 pp149-170

Simpson, A., Utterson, P. & Shepherdson, J.K. (eds.) (2004) Film Theory: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies London, Routledge

Smith, A. (ed.) (1998) Television: an international history 2nd edition Oxford, Oxford University Press

Snyder, J & Allan, N.W. (1975) 'Photography, Vision and Representation' Critical inquiry. , Vol. 2. No. 1. 143-169

Strinati, D. and Wagg, S. (eds.) (1992) Come on down? : popular media culture in post-war Britain London, Routledge

Taylor, P.M. (2003) Munitions of the Mind Manchester, Manchester University Press 3 rd edition

Thompson, G. (2007) American culture in the 1980s Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press

Thompson, J. (1995) The media and modernity : a social theory of the media Cambridge, Polity

Thornburn, D. & Jenkins, H. (2003) (eds.) Rethinking media change : the aesthetics of transition MIT Press Cambridge, Mass.

Tremblay, G. (2012) From Marshall McLuhan to Harold Innis, or From the Global Village to the World Empire Canadian journal of communication Vol 37 p561-575

Vicinus, M. (ed.) (1980) A Widening Sphere: Changing Roles of Victorian Women London, Methuen

Wells, L. (ed.) (2000) Photography: A Critical Introduction second edition, London, Routledge

Weiner, J.H. (2011) The Americanization of the British press, 1830s-1914 : speed in the age of transatlantic journalism Palgrave Macmillan (e-book) 

Williams, K. (1998) Get me a murder a day! : a history of mass communication in Britain London, Arnold

Wilson, A.N. The Victorians London, Arrow

Winston, B (1998) Media technology and society : a history : from the telegraph to the Internet London, New York , Routledge

Winston, B  (2005) Messages : free expression, media and the west from Gutenberg to Google London, Routledge

Wu, T. (2010) The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires New York, Alfred A. Knopf 

This list was last updated on 27/01/2016