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New Media, 1740-1915
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This anthology will make a major contribution to the history of media by providing both new information and new models. In carefully prepared case studies -- ranging from the employment of female telegraph operators to the use of sound recording to determine if apes had a language -- this volume supplies new ideas about how media shape culture and how cultures shape media. -- Tom Gunning, Chair, Committee on Cinema and Media, University of Chicago, and author of The Cinema of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity

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Lisa Gitelman is Professor of English and Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. She is the coeditor of New Media, 1710-1915 (2003) and author of Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture (2006), both published by the MIT Press. Geoffrey B. Pingree is Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and English at Oberlin College.

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"This anthology will make a major contribution to the history of media by providing both new information and new models. In carefully prepared case studies - ranging from the employment of female telegraph operators to the use of sound recording to determine if apes had a language - this volume supplies new ideas about how media shape culture and how cultures shape media." - Tom Gunning, Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distingished Service Professor, Department of Art History and the Committee on Cinema and Media, University of Chicago

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