An Introduction to Cybercultures

An Introduction to Cybercultures

by David Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415246598

ISBN-13: 9780415246590

Pub. Date: 10/12/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the Internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games…  See more details below

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An Introduction to Cybercultures provides an accessible guide to the major forms, practices and meanings of this rapidly-growing field. From the evolution of hardware and software to the emergence of cyberpunk film and fiction, David Bell introduces readers to the key aspects of cyberculture, including email, the Internet, digital imaging technologies, computer games and digital special effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415246590
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/12/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Cybercultures: an introduction1
2Storying cyberspace 1: material and symbolic stories6
3Storying cyberspace 2: experiential stories30
4Cultural studies in cyberspace65
5Community and cyberculture92
6Identities in cyberculture113
7Bodies in cyberculture137
8Cybersubcultures163
9Researching cybercultures186
10Last words205
Further reading208
Glossary212
Bibliography221
Index239

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