Terry Flew

Terry Flew reviews 'Media and Society in the Twentieth Century: A historical introduction' by Lyn Gorman and David McLean

May 2003, no. 251 01 May 2003
Terry Flew reviews 'Media and Society in the Twentieth Century: A historical introduction' by Lyn Gorman and David McLean
Media history is an oddly underdeveloped area. Historians who work in media history are frequently reminded that such work exists at the margins of their discipline, and media does not feature at all in many accounts of political and social history. To take one example, Alastair Davidson’s otherwise impressive From Subject to Citizen: Australian citizenship in the twentieth century (1997) contai ... (read more)