Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture

Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture

by Lisa Gitelman
     
 

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An analysis of the ways that new media are experienced and studied as the subjects of history, using the examples of early recorded sound and digital networks.See more details below

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An analysis of the ways that new media are experienced and studied as the subjects of history, using the examples of early recorded sound and digital networks.

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ISBN-13:
9780262072717
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
221
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

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"Gitelman's Always Already New artfully reconfigures our critical thinking about the material, social, and institutional contexts that have produced 'new media.' In this beautifully written book, she brings 'pastness' into an enlightening conversation with our current, complex engagement with the digital datasphere." Thom Swiss ,interdisciplinary scholar, University of Minnesota, coeditor of New MediaPoetics

"Gitelman's *Always Already New* artfully reconfigures our critical thinking about the material, social, and institutional contexts that have produced 'new media.' In this beautifully written book, she brings 'pastness' into an enlightening conversation with our current, complex engagement with the digital datasphere."—Thom Swiss, interdisciplinary scholar, University ofMinnesota, coeditor of *New Media Poetics*

Thom Swiss

Gitelman's Always Already New artfully reconfigures our critical thinking about the material, social, and institutional contexts that have produced 'new media.' In this beautifully written book, she brings 'pastness'
into an enlightening conversation with our current, complex engagement with the digital datasphere.

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