Television History Book

Television History Book

by Michele Hilmes
     
 

This volume presents an overview by leading media scholars, which traces the history of broadcasting in two major centres of television development and export: Great Britain and the USA. It identifies tendencies that both unite and differentiate these traditions.

Overview

This volume presents an overview by leading media scholars, which traces the history of broadcasting in two major centres of television development and export: Great Britain and the USA. It identifies tendencies that both unite and differentiate these traditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851709888
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Michele Hilmes is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has written several books on broadcast history, including Only Connect: a Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States (2001) and Radio Voices: American Broadcasting 1922 to 1952 (2001). Associate Editor Jason Jacobs is Senior Lecturer in the School of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Griffith University, Queensland and author of Body Trauma TV: The New Hospital Dramas (bfi 2003).

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