Sign, Storage, Transmission

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  1. Hush
    Mack Hagood outlines how noise-cancelling headphones, tinnitus maskers, white noise machines, nature-sound mobile apps, and other forms of media give users the ability to create sonic safe spaces for themselves, showing how the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2019
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Bright Signals
    Susan Murray traces four decades of technological, cultural, and aesthetic debates about the possibility, use, and meaning of color television within the broader history of twentieth-century visual culture.... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2018
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. Sensing Sound
    Through an analysis of four contemporary operas, Nina Sun Eidsheim offers a vibrational theory of music that radically re-envisions of how we think about sound, music, and listening by challenging common assumptions about sound,... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2015
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  4. The Undersea Network
    Nicole Starosielski examines undersea communication cable network, bringing it to the surface of media scholarship and making visible the "wireless" network's materiality. She argues that the network is inextricably... Learn More
    Published: 31st March 2015
    Hardback | £83.00
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  5. Aurality
    Ochoa Gautier's groundbreaking book draws primarily from nineteenth-century Colombian sources to explore how listening has been central to the production of notions of language, music, voice, and sound.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2014
    Hardback | £83.00
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  6. Forensic Media
    This provocative book considers how photographic, electronic, and digital media have been used to record and reconstruct accidents, particularly high-speed crashes and catastrophes, and argues that “forensic media”... Learn More
    Published: 5th November 2014
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Paper Knowledge
    Paper Knowledge is a remarkable book about the mundane: the library card, the promissory note, the movie ticket, the PDF (Portable Document Format). It is a media history of the document.... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2014
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  8. Japanoise
    Drawing on more than a decade of research in Japan and the United States, David Novak traces the "cultural feedback" that generates and sustains Noise, an underground music genre combining distortion and electronic effects.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2013
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. MP3
    Jonathan Sterne shows that understanding the historical meaning of the MP3, the world's most common format for recorded audio, involves rethinking the place of digital technologies in the broader universe of twentieth-century... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2012
    Hardback | £83.00
    Paperback | £20.99