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Lost in the BackwoodsScots and the North American Wilderness

Lost in the Backwoods: Scots and the North American Wilderness

Jenni Calder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748647392
eISBN:
9780748689279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647392.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Lost in the Backwoods examines the impact of wild country and extreme conditions on the experience, imagination and identity of Scots who settled, explored, exploited and visited North America. ... More

The Man-Leopard MurdersHistory and Society in Colonial Nigeria

The Man-Leopard Murders: History and Society in Colonial Nigeria

David Pratten

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625536
eISBN:
9780748670659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625536.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book is an account of murder and politics in Africa, and a historical ethnography of southern Annang communities during the colonial period. Its narrative leads to events between 1945 and 1948, ... More

Masquerades of ModernityPower and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Ferdinand de Jong

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633197
eISBN:
9780748670642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633197.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

How do those on the margins of modernity face the challenges of globalization? This book demonstrates that secrecy is one of the means by which a society on the fringe of modernity produces itself as ... More

Media and Identity in Africa

Media and Identity in Africa

Kimani Njogu and John F M Middleton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Studies of the media in Africa, incorporating both African and international perspectives, are few. The thirty chapters collected here were presented as papers at a seminar organised and hosted by ... More

Media and Memory

Media and Memory

Joanne Garde-Hansen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How do we rely on media for remembering? In exploring the complex ways that media converge to support our desire to capture, store and retrieve memories, this textbook offers analyses of ... More

Media AudiencesTelevision, Meaning and Emotion

Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More

The Media in Scotland

The Media in Scotland

Neil Blain and David Hutchison (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is the first comprehensive survey of the media in Scotland. The contributors are drawn from six universities and other areas of Scottish life, and together they offer the reader succinct ... More

Media Policy and Globalization

Media Policy and Globalization

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This volume investigates media and communications policy and provides a comprehensive account of issues that are central to the study of the field. It addresses profound gaps in the study of policy ... More

Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Regulation of the media has traditionally been premised upon claims of ‘the public interest’, yet the term itself remains contested and generally ill defined. In the context of technological ... More

Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Richard Haynes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This critical study of intellectual property in the new media environment highlights the ways in which issues of intellectual property are driving the contemporary media economy, from disputes over ... More

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