Comparative media history

an introduction : 1789 to the present

Jane Chapman

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

Comparative Media History is a thematic textbook which introduces students to the key ideas underpinning media development. It is an essential first step to a better understanding of both the media industry today and the way in which it evolved over time." "The textbook compares developments and influences from a broad perspective, highlighting and contrasting different countries, industries and periods of history in order to encourage an understanding of cause and effect.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK ; Malden, MA
PublisherPolity
Number of pages302
ISBN (Print)9780745632438
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Mass media--History

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