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By John D. H. Downing

ISBN-10: 0803956983

ISBN-13: 9780803956988

ISBN-10: 0803956991

ISBN-13: 9780803956995

This is a wholly re-creation of the author's 1984 learn (originally released through South finish Press) of radical media and pursuits. the 1st and moment sections are unique to this re-creation. the 1st part explores social and cultural conception on the way to argue that radical media can be a vital a part of our realizing of media in heritage. the second one part weaves an ancient and overseas tapestry of radical media to demonstrate their centrality and variety, from dance and graffiti to video and the net and from satirical prints and road theatre to culture-jamming, subversive music, functionality artwork and underground radio. The part additionally contains attention of ultra-rightist media as a key distinction case. The book's 3rd part presents distinct case experiences of the anti-fascist media explosion of 1974-75 in Portugal, Italy's long-running radical media, radio and entry video within the united states, and unlawful media within the dissolution of the previous Soviet bloc dictatorships.

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