Sublime Communication Technologies
By (author) Rodney Giblett
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Sublime Communication Technologies by Rodney Giblett
Book DescriptionThis lively new study is a critical cultural history of communication technologies, from railways and telegraphy to computers and the Internet, in which Rod Giblett argues that these technologies play a pivotal role in the cultural history of modernity and its project of the sublime.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230537439
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rodney Giblett
Black Swan Lake, Paperback (February 2013)
The author came to live by Forrestdale Lake in southwestern Australia in 1986. Based in part on a nature journal he kept for several years, this book traces the life of the plants and animals of the surrounding area through the seasons. It provides a cultural and natural history of this place.
Photography and Landscape, Paperback (March 2012)
Provides a fresh account of landscape photography which focuses on the settler societies of the United States and Australia. This title demonstrates the influence of settler societies on landscape photography, in which photographers captured the fascination with and the appeal of the land and its expense.
People and Places of Nature and Culture, Paperback (April 2011)
Part of the "Cultural Studies of Natures, Landscapes and Environments" series, this book explores the development of bio- and psycho- symbiotic livelihoods in bioregions. It offers a critique of discourses of nature, such as natural history and landscape aesthetics in national parks, wilderness and the Australian bush.
Landscapes of Culture and Nature, Hardback (September 2009)» View all books by Rodney Giblett
A bold and exciting exploration of the relationship and interactions between humans, the human landscape and the earth, looking at a diverse range of case studies from the nineteenth-century city to the Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina.
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Author Biography - Rodney Giblett
ROD GIBLETT is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, School of Communications and Contemporary Arts, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. He is the author of Postmodern Wetlands: Culture, History, Ecology (1996) and Living with the Earth: Mastery to Mutuality (2004).
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