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Defining visions

by Mary Ann Watson | 21 December 2007
PAPERBACK
Synopsis
Defining Visions is a powerful narrative social history thatexamines television's rise as the great "certifyingagent" in American life. This newly updated and fully revisededition extends its coverage to the end of the 20th century. Itdefines the "Television Age" as a discrete period inAmerican history bracketed by monumental events-the triumphof the Allied victory of WWII and the devastation of 9/11. A powerful narrative social history that examinestelevision's rise as the great 'certifying agent' in AmericanlifeExtends its coverage to the end of the twentieth century, anddefines the 'Television Age' as a discrete period in Americanhistory that is bracketed by the end of WWII and 9/11Includes discussions of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and Clintonimpeachment; the massacre at Columbine High School; the 2000presidential election; and the tragic events of September 11,2001Considers the cultural impact of recent prime-time programssuch as Seinfeld , CSI and Will &Grace Presents a sweeping account of the connections between TV andAmerican culture
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Defining Visions is a powerful narrative social history thatexamines television's rise as the great "certifyingagent" in American life. This newly updated and fully revisededition extends its coverage to the end of the 20th century. Itdefines the "Television Age" as a discrete period inAmerican history bracketed by monumental events-the triumphof the Allied victory of WWII and the devastation of 9/11. A powerful narrative social history that examinestelevision's rise as the great 'certifying agent' in AmericanlifeExtends its coverage to the end of the twentieth century, anddefines the 'Television Age' as a discrete period in Americanhistory that is bracketed by the end of WWII and 9/11Includes discussions of the Monica Lewinsky scandal and Clintonimpeachment; the massacre at Columbine High School; the 2000presidential election; and the tragic events of September 11,2001Considers the cultural impact of recent prime-time programssuch as Seinfeld , CSI and Will &Grace Presents a sweeping account of the connections between TV andAmerican culture
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781405170536
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 21/12/2007
Categories - All, Books, Entertainment and Music, Entertainment Books, Television & Radio, All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design, All, Books, Education, Media Studies Academic
No. of Pages - 310
Weight - 478
Edition - 2nd Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 23
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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