Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone

Friended at the Front: Social Media in the American War Zone

by Lisa Ellen Silvestri

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700621361
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 11/06/2015
Series: Modern War Studies Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Lisa Ellen Silvestri is assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations xi

Acknowledgments xiii

List of Military Abbreviations xv

Introduction: New Faces of War 1

1 Incongruities across Social Media and Military Cultures 18

2 From Posting Mail to Posting Status 45

3 Photos from the Field 79

4 Marine Corps Video Memes 118

Conclusion: This Means War 161

Notes 179

References 211

Index 235

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