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7 edition of War and Television found in the catalog.

War and Television

by Bruce Cumings

  • 202 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Verso Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Media studies,
  • Press & journalism,
  • Television,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Environmental Science,
  • General,
  • Mass Media - Newspapers

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Haymarket Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8307167M
    ISBN 100860916820
    ISBN 109780860916826

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    Best new War TV Shows in & (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & TV List) List of the latest war TV series in on tv and the best war TV series of & the 's. Top war TV series to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or on tv right now. C-SPAN began C-SPAN3 operations in January as a digital service. C-SPAN3 is currently available in 49 million digital cable TV households and is streamed live online at At the time of the launch of American History TV, C-SPAN co-president Susan Swain said: "We’re hoping American History TV does for history enthusiasts what.


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