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The Resource Ruling passions : essays on just about everything, Nick Perry ; with a foreword by Ian Wedde

Ruling passions : essays on just about everything, Nick Perry ; with a foreword by Ian Wedde

Label
Ruling passions : essays on just about everything
Title
Ruling passions
Title remainder
essays on just about everything
Statement of responsibility
Nick Perry ; with a foreword by Ian Wedde
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ATU
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1942-
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Perry, Nick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Culture
  • Culture
Label
Ruling passions : essays on just about everything, Nick Perry ; with a foreword by Ian Wedde
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Is Everything Enough? -- 1. Sport: Media 5, Rugby 1: Keeping the Score on Media Representations -- 2. Shopping: Six Retailers in Search of a Consumer -- 3. Gambling: Gamblers, Popular Culture and Popular Film -- 4. Watching Television: When British TV was young (and New Zealand TV was new) -- 5. Telephoning: Ringing the Changes: The Cultural Meanings of the Telephone -- 6. Reading: Language Rules: Joseph Heller's Catch -- 7. Arts and Crafts: The Emporium's New Clothes? The Montana World of Wearable Art -- 8. Myth-Making: Getting a Life -- 9. Myth-Breaking: On Forging Identities -- 10. Networks and DIY Democracy: An Electronic Samizdat in the Field of Dreams -- 11. (Armchair) Travel: Virtual Spectatorship and the Antipodal -- 12. (Physical) Travel: On Reading Beijing but Writing Auckland -- 13. Going Global: Is the Global Village a Company Town? Was Confucius a Jesuit Cyberpunk? -- Afterword: Mass /Culture
Control code
13892498
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9781877372896
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Ruling passions : essays on just about everything, Nick Perry ; with a foreword by Ian Wedde
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Is Everything Enough? -- 1. Sport: Media 5, Rugby 1: Keeping the Score on Media Representations -- 2. Shopping: Six Retailers in Search of a Consumer -- 3. Gambling: Gamblers, Popular Culture and Popular Film -- 4. Watching Television: When British TV was young (and New Zealand TV was new) -- 5. Telephoning: Ringing the Changes: The Cultural Meanings of the Telephone -- 6. Reading: Language Rules: Joseph Heller's Catch -- 7. Arts and Crafts: The Emporium's New Clothes? The Montana World of Wearable Art -- 8. Myth-Making: Getting a Life -- 9. Myth-Breaking: On Forging Identities -- 10. Networks and DIY Democracy: An Electronic Samizdat in the Field of Dreams -- 11. (Armchair) Travel: Virtual Spectatorship and the Antipodal -- 12. (Physical) Travel: On Reading Beijing but Writing Auckland -- 13. Going Global: Is the Global Village a Company Town? Was Confucius a Jesuit Cyberpunk? -- Afterword: Mass /Culture
Control code
13892498
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9781877372896
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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