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From The Avengers to Miami Vice

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This book offers an analysis of a range of different British and American television series from the 1950s to the present day. Three broad categories are used to organize the analysis: "human nature" ("Bonanza", "The Untouchables", "The Invaders", "Star Trek"); "pop" ("The Prisoner", "The Avengers", "The Man from UNCLE", "Mission: Impossible") and the police series ("Hawaii 5.O", "Starsky and Hutch", "Kojak", "Miami Vice").;The emphasis is on the discussion of underlying ideological strategy and the text seeks to establish television criticism as a form of interpretative explanation whilst coming to terms with the historical determination of each series.;The book is aimed at students and teachers in the field of cultural, media and communication studies, as well as avid followers of television series.

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Author(s):
Buxton, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719029937
ISBN-13:
9780719029936
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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This book offers an analysis of a range of different British and American television series from the 1950s to the present day. Three broad categories are used to organize the analysis: "human nature" ("Bonanza", "The Untouchables", "The Invaders", "Star Trek"); "pop" ("The Prisoner", "The Avengers", "The Man from UNCLE", "Mission: Impossible") and the police series ("Hawaii 5.O", "Starsky and Hutch", "Kojak", "Miami Vice").;The emphasis is on the discussion of underlying ideological strategy and the text seeks to establish television criticism as a form of interpretative explanation whilst coming to terms with the historical determination of each series.;The book is aimed at students and teachers in the field of cultural, media and communication studies, as well as avid followers of television series.

Author(s):
Buxton, David
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719029937
ISBN-13:
9780719029936
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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