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Cultural Industries.ca

Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age

Canada’s creative industries encompass book, periodical, and newspaper publishing; radio and television broadcasting; the music industry; video game production; filmmaking and video … ; 248 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Uncle

Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O. J. Simpson and Christopher Darden have all been accused of being an Uncle Tom during their careers. How, why, … 272 View
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Foreward & Introduction

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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Looks at the term mass media and how it does not fit in a Canadian Context, defines cultural industry for the purpose of this book, emphasis on methodology, the changing landscape of cultural … ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Introduction

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In the introduction, the author discusses her lifelong fascination with the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. 10 $1.00 Add
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Film and Television:

A Success?

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Peter Urquhart’s chapter on film and television, he argues that the lens through which one examines the relative success or failure of these industries directly affects the conclusions … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Current Crisis

From: The Tangled Garden

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Documents Canada’s cultural policies as they stand today. Specifically focusing on Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government and Melanie Joly’s tenure as Canada’s minister for … 32 $3.20 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin

From: Uncle

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This chapter explores Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, which was an explosive success in antebellum America. It also examines Uncle Tom himself, who in the novel was a devout and pious … 8 $0.80 Add
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Creating the Garden

From: The Tangled Garden

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Provides a history of Canadian legislation and policy which protected domestic television, radio and other media. Summarizes developments 1920s to 1980s. 19 $1.90 Add
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Sound Recording and Radio:

Intersections and Overlaps

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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The interrelationship between radio and sound recording is the overarching theme in Richard Sutherland’s article. 20 $2.00 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Uncle Tom and Eva

From: Uncle

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In this chapter, Thompson examines the illustrations that gave Uncle Tom’s Cabin much of its lasting appeal. 6 $0.60 Add
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Minstel Show Tom

From: Uncle

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This chapter examines the phenomenon of minstrelsy, and how Uncle Tom came to be depicted in minstrel shows. 11 $1.10 Add
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Newspapers and Magazines:

Of Crows and Finches

From: Cultural Industries.ca

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In Chris Dornan’s chapter on newspapers and magazines, the changing nature of the audience and technologies serves as the focus 24 $2.40 Add