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On video [electronic resource] / Roy Armes.

By: Armes, Roy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in communication: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1988Description: 1 online resource ([ix], 230 p.).ISBN: 0203182138 (electronic bk.); 9780203182130 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Television -- History | Video recordings -- History | Motion pictures -- History | T�el�evision -- Histoire | Vid�eos -- Histoire | Cin�ema -- Histoire | PHOTOGRAPHY -- Techniques -- Cinematography & Videography | ART -- Film & Video | Video | VideorecordingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: On video.DDC classification: 778.59/9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; General editor's preface; Introduction The need for a new perspective; VIDEO IN ITS HISTORICAL CONTEXT; Early sound and image reproduction; The broadcast revolution; The impact of sound and video tape; VIDEO IN ITS SOCIAL CONTEXT; Social forms; Systems of production; Modes of address; VIDEO AS VIDEO; Aesthetics of video sound; Aesthetics of video image; Conclusion Video in the computer age; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Though video systems are now growing ever more accessible, and practical video work is undertaken at every level of education, this is the first book-length historical and theoretical study of the medium. On Video explores video on two levels: first, it examines the relationship between technology and society; and second, it probes the connection between production methods and the communication of meaning.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-223) and index.

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; General editor's preface; Introduction The need for a new perspective; VIDEO IN ITS HISTORICAL CONTEXT; Early sound and image reproduction; The broadcast revolution; The impact of sound and video tape; VIDEO IN ITS SOCIAL CONTEXT; Social forms; Systems of production; Modes of address; VIDEO AS VIDEO; Aesthetics of video sound; Aesthetics of video image; Conclusion Video in the computer age; Bibliography; Index;

Though video systems are now growing ever more accessible, and practical video work is undertaken at every level of education, this is the first book-length historical and theoretical study of the medium. On Video explores video on two levels: first, it examines the relationship between technology and society; and second, it probes the connection between production methods and the communication of meaning.

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On video by Armes, Roy. ©1988
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