Media Studies, Media History, & New Media Bibliography


Working Bibliography (Last updated in December 2012)

Abbate, J.  Inventing the Internet.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999

Adorno, Theodor. “The Curves of the Needle” (1927/1965); “Music in the Background” (1934); “The Form of the Phonograph Record” (1934); “On the Fetish-Character in Music and the Regression of Listening” (1938); “The Radio Symphony” (1941); “The Culture Industry: Englishtenment as Mass Deception” (1973 [1944]); “How to Look at Television” (1954); “The Culture Industry Reconsidered” (1975)

Agamben, Giorgio. 2009. What Is an Apparatus?: And Other Essays. Trans. David Kishik and Steefan Pedatella. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Akrich, Madeleine. “The De-Scription of Technical Objects.” In Wiebe Bijker and John Law, eds.  Shaping Technology / Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994.

Anthony, David W. 2010. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World. Reprint. Princeton University Press.

Banta, Martha. 1993. Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Baron, Dennis. 2009. A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press.

Barthes, Roland. 1985a. “An Almost Obsessive Relation to Writing Instruments.” In The Grain of the Voice: Interviews, 1962-1980, tran. Linda Coverdale, 177–182. New York: Hill and Wang.

Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida

———. 1985b. “From Speech to Writing.” In The Grain of the Voice: Interviews, 1962-1980, tran. Linda Coverdale, 3–7. New York: Hill and Wang.

Batchen, Geoffrey.  Burning with Desire: The Conception of Photography (1999)

Batchen, Geoff.  “Electricity Made Visible,” in New Media, Old Media: A History and Theory Reader, ed. Wendy Hui, Kyong Chun, and Thomas Keenan (New York: Routledge, 2006).

Baudrillard, Jean. “Requiem for the Media.”  For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign (1981)

Baudrillard, Jean. 2012. The Gulf War Did Not Take Place. Tran. Paul Patton. Power Publications.

Bazerman, Charles. 1999. The Languages of Edison’s Light. MIT Press.

Beetham, Margaret. 2006. “Periodicals and the New Media: Women and Imagined Communities.” Women’s Studies International Forum 29 (3) (June): 231–240. doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2006.04.002.

Benjamin, Walter. “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”

Benjamin, Walter.  “Little History of Photography” in The Work of Art… ed. Jennings, Doherty, Levin.  (2008 [1929])

Benjamin, Walter. 1969. Illuminations: Essays and Reflections. Ed. Hannah Arendt. Tran. Harry Zohn. first Schocken paperback edition. Schocken.

Benjamin, Walter.  Convolutes A, B, G, K, L, N, P, Y, Z, and p in The Arcades Project

Bennett, Jane.  “The Force of Things: Steps Toward an Ecology of Matter” Political Theory Vol.32, No.3 (June 2004).

Bergson, Henri.  Matter and Memory, Cambridge , MA , Zone Books, 1990, Introduction and Ch. 1-2, pp. vii-169.

Bledstein, Burton J. and Robert D. Johnson, eds. The Middling Sorts: Explorations in the History of the American Middle Class. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Blumin, Stuart M.  The Emergence of the Middle Class: Social Experience in the American City, 1760-1900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Bolter, J. David. 2001. Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. Taylor & Francis.

Bolter, Jay David and Richard Grusin, “Immediacy, Hypermediacy, and Remediation” and “Mediation and Remediation,” from Remediation

Bolter, David Jay, and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media. (MIT) (Introduction: The Double Logic of Remediation, pp. 1-50).

Boorstin, Daniel.  The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America.  New York: Atheneum, 1961.

Borgman, Christine. Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet (MIT Press, 2009)

Boyne, Roy. 2006. “Classification.” Theory, Culture & Society 23 (2-3) (May 1): 21 –30. doi:10.1177/0263276406062529.

Brecht.  Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic. ed. Willett (1964).  (selections)

Briggs, Asa, and Peter Burke.  A Social History of the Media: From Gutenberg to the Internet.  2 ed.  Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2005.

Brown, Richard D. Knowledge is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Brown, John Seely, and Duguid, Paul. The Social Life of Information. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.

Brown, Bill.  A Sense of Things (2003)

Budiansky, Stephen. 2005. Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Iraq. Penguin Books.

Burke, Kenneth. Attitudes Toward History (3rd ed.). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1984.

Burke, Peter. 2000. A Social History of Knowledge: From Gutenberg to Diderot. (Polity)

Bush, Vannevar. “As We May Think,” Atlantic Monthly (July 1945).

Buzzetti, Dino. 2002. “Digital Representation and the Text Model,” New Literary History: 61-88.

Carey, James W. Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society. Boston:  Unwin Hyman, 1989.

Carey, James. “The Case of the Telegraph.”

Carr, Nicholas, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains (W. W. Norton, 2008)

Carr, Nicholas. 2011. “Situational Overload and Ambient Overload.” Accessed March 8.

Campbell, Timothy.  Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi (2006).

Cavell, Richard. 2003. McLuhan in Space: A Cultural Geography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Cavell, Richard. 2010. “McLuhan and the Humanities.” ESC 36 (2-3) (September): 14–18.

Cavell, Stanley.  “The Ordinary as the Uneventful.”  Themes Out of School:  Effects and Causes (1984); “The Uncanniness of the Ordinary.”  In Quest of the Ordinary: Lines of Skepticism and Romanticism (1988); “The Same and Different.”  Pursuits of Happiness:  The Holywood Comedy of Remarriage (1981): The Claim of Reason: Wittgenstein, Skepticism, Morality, and Tragedy (1979) p. 463

Chandler, Alfred D., Jr, and James W. Cortada, eds.  A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information has Shaped the Unites States from Colonial Times to the Present.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Chandler, James, Arnold I. Davidson, and Adrian Johns. 2004. “Arts of Transmission: An Introduction,” Critical Inquiry (Autumn): 1-6.

Cheever, “The Enormous Radio,” New Yorker (1947).

Chun, Wendy Hui Kyong, and Thomas Keenan. 2006. New Media, Old Media: a History and Theory Reader. Psychology Press.

Committee, University of Edinburgh. Faculty of Social Sciences. Seminars. 1973. Meaning and Control: Essays in Social Aspects of Science and Technology. Tavistock Publications; distributed in the USA by Harper & Row, Barnes & Noble Import Division, New York.

Consuegra, David.  American Type: Design & Designers.  New York: Allworth Press, 2004.

Cook, Michael. 2005. A Brief History of the Human Race. Reprint. W. W. Norton & Company.

Crain, Patricia. 2003. The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from the New England Primer to the Scarlet Letter. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Crary, Jonathan.  “Techniques of the Observer,” October (1988).

Crary, Jonathan.  Suspensions of Perception:  Attention, Spectacle, and Modern Culture (1999)

Crary, Jonathan.  Techniques of the Observer: On Vision and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century (1990)

Crookes, “Some Possibilities of Electricity,” Fortnightly Review (1892).

Czitrom, Daniel. Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Darnton, “An Early Information Society: News and the Media in Eighteenth-Century Paris,” American Historical Review (2000).

Deacon, Terrence. “Why a Brain Capable of Language Evolved Only Once: Prefrontal Cortex and Symbol Learning.” Zygon, Vol. 31(4), 1996: 635-670.

Deacon, Terrence. The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain, New York; Norton, 1997, Ch. 3, pp. 69-101; Ch. 4, pp. 102-115; Ch. 11, pp. 321-375; Ch. 12, pp. 376-410; Ch. 13, pp. 411-419 & 423-432; Ch. 14, pp. 433-464.

Derrida, Jacques. “Différance”, Margins of Philosophy , translated by Alan Bass (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), pp. 3-27.

Derrida, Jacques. Paper Machine. Trans. Rachel Bowldy. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Derrida, “Freud and the Scene of Writing”

Deuze, Mark. 2011. “Media Life.” Media, Culture & Society 33 (1) (January 1): 137 –148. doi:10.1177/0163443710386518.

Diamond, Jared. 2005. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. 1st ed. W. W. Norton & Company.

Drucker, Johanna. SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Druckrey, Timothy. 1996. Electronic Culture: Technology and Visual Representation. Aperture.

Duguid, Paul and John Seely Brown, “The Social Life of Documents”

Dyson, George. 19978. Darwin Among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence. Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

Edgerton, David. 2011. The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900. Reprint. Oxford University Press, USA.

Edison, “The Phonograph and its Future” (1879).

Edison, History of the Kinetograph, Kinetoscope and Kinetophonograph (1895)

Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Europe.  New York: Cambridge  University Press, 1979.

Elias, Norbert. 2000. The Civilizing Process: Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations. Revised. Blackwell Publishing.

Engelbert, D.C.  “Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework” (1962)

Essinger, James. 2007. Jacquard’s Web: How a Hand-loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fang, Irving E.  A History of Mass Communication: Six Information Revolutions.  Boston: Focal Press, 1997.

Feenberg, Andrew.  Questioning Technology.  New York: Routledge, 1999.

Fletcher, Alan. The Art of Looking Sideways (New York: Phaidon, 2001

Flusser, Vilem, The Shape of Things: A Philosophy of Design (1999)

Forty, Adrian. 1992. Objects of Desire: Design and Society Since 1750. Thames & Hudson.

Michel Foucault.  “Panopticism.”  In Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, trans. Alan Sheridan. New York: Vintage Books, 1977.  pp. 195-228.

Foucault, Michel.  “Photogenic Painting”

Foucault, Michel. 2007. Archaeology of Knowledge. Psychology Press.

Friedberg, Anne. 2009. The Virtual Window: From Alberti to Microsoft. MIT Press.

Fuller, Wayne E.  Morality and the Mail in Nineteenth Century America.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Fuller, Matthew.  Media Ecologies: Materialist Energies in Art and Technoculture (2005)

Galison, “Einstein’s Clocks,” Critical Inquiry (2000).

Galison, P. Einstein’s Clocks, Poincare’s Maps: Empires of Time.  New York: Norton, 2003.

Gitelman, Lisa. “Making History, Spelling Things Out” and “Imagining Language Machines,” Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines

Gitelman, Lisa. 1999. Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines: Representing Technology in the Edison Era. Stanford University Press.

Gitelman, Lisa. Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture. Cambridge, MA: The MIT University Press, 2006.

Gitelman and Pingree, Eds. New Media, 1740-1915 (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003).

Gleick, James. 2011. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. New York: Pantheon Books.

Goody and Watt, “The Consequences of Literacy,” Comparative Studies in Society and History (1963)

Goudsblom, “The Civilizing Process and the Domestication of Fire,” Journal of World History (1992)

Giedion, Sigfried.  Mechanization Takes Command: A Contribution to Anonymous History (1948)

Giesecke, Michael.  “Literature as Product and Medium of Ecological Communication,” Trans. Michael Wutz and Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, Configurations 10 (2003): 11-35.

Goudsblom, Johan. 1995. Fire and Civilization. Penguin Books.

Grossberg, Larry, Ellen A. (Ann) Wartella, D. Charles Whitney, and J. Macgregor Wise. 2005. MediaMaking: Mass Media in a Popular Culture. 2nd ed. Sage Publications, Inc.

Grosz, Elizabeth. “Introduction: To the Untimely” in The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely.

Guillory, John. 2004. “The Memo and Modernity.” Critical Inquiry 31 (1): 108–132.

———. 2010b. “Enlightening Mediation.” In This Is Enlightenment. University of Chicago Press.

———. 2010a. “Genesis of the Media Concept.” Critical Inquiry 36: 321–362.

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich. 1994. “A Farewell to Interpretation.” In Materialities of Communication, ed. Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht and K. Ludwig Pfeiffer, tran. William Whobrey, 389–402. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Hacking, Ian. 1990. The Taming of Chance. Cambridge University Press.

Hall, Stuart.  “Base and Superstructue in Marxist Cultural Theory” in Problems in Materialism and Culture: Selected Essays (1980)

Stuart Hall, “Encoding/Decoding,” in Stuart Hall, Dorothy Hobson, Andrew Lowe, Paul Willis, eds., Culture, Media, Language, London; Hutchinson, 1980, pp. 128-138.

Hansen, Mark B.N.  Bodies in Code:  Interfaces with Digital Media (2006); New Philosophy for New Media (2004); Embodying Technesis: Technology Beyond Writing (2000); “The Arche-Technics of Life (Arakawa and Gins),” Interfaces, 21/22. vol. 1 (2004): 69-85.; “‘Not thus, after all, would life be given’: Technesis, Technology, and the Parody of Romantic Poetics in Frankenstein,” Studies in Romanticism, 36: 4 (Winter 1997): 575-609.

Mark Hansen, “Media Theory,” Theory Culture & Society 23(2-3) (2006): 297-306.

———. 2010. “New Media.” In Critical Terms for Media Studies, ed. W.J.T. Mitchell and Mark B.N. Hansen, 172–185. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press.

Hansen, Miriam.  “Why Media Aesthetics?”  Critical Inquiry 30.2 (2003)

Harsock, John C.  A History of American Literary Journalism: The Emergence of Modern Literary Form.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000.

Harris, Stefanie. 2009. Mediating Modernity: German Literature and the “New” Media, 1895-1930. Pennsylvania: Penn State Press.

Hassan, Robert, and Julian Thomas. 2006. The New Media Theory Reader. McGraw-Hill International.

Havelock, Eric A. 1988. The Muse Learns to Write: Reflections on Orality and Literacy from Antiquity to the Present. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Havelock, Eric. 1982. Preface to Plato. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Hawkins, Jeff, and Sandra Blakeslee. 2005a. On Intelligence. Macmillan.

Hayles, Katherine N.  How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics (1999)

Hayles, Katherine N. 2004. “Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep: The Importance of Media-Specific Analysis.” Poetics Today 25 (1): 67–90.

Heidegger, Martin.  “The Origin of the Work of Art.”  Poetry, Language, Thought (1971 [1937]); Being and Time (selections) (1927); “The Question Concerning Technology [Technik]” (1954)

Heim, Michael. 1994. The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality. Oxford University Press.

Henkin, David M. 2008. “On Forms and Media.” Representations 104 (1): 34–36.

Henkin, David M.  The Postal Age: The Emergence of Modern Communications in Nineteenth-Century America.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Hocks, Mary E., and Michelle R. Kendrick. 2005. Eloquent Images: Word and Image in the Age of New Media. MIT Press.

Holmes, “The Stereoscope and the Stereograph,” Atlantic Monthly (1859).

Holmes, Oliver Wendell.  “The American Stereoscope”  (1869)

Horn, Eva.  “Editor’s Introduction: ‘There Are No Media.’”  in “New German Media Theory.”  Special Issue of Grey Room, No. 29 (Winter, 2008).

Hounshell, David A. 1985. From the American System to Mass Production, 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States. Baltimore: JHU Press.

Hughes, Thomas.  “Technological Momentum.”  In Merritt Roe Smith and Leo Marx, eds.  Does Technology Drive History?  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994.

Huhtamo, Erkii and Zielinski, Sterling, and Druckery.  The Book of Imaginary Media: Excavating the Dream of the Ultimate Communication Medium (2007)

Hui Kyong Chun, Wendy, and Thomas Keenan, eds.  New Media Old Media: A History and Theory Reader.  New York: Routledge, 2006.

Innis, Harold A. The Bias of Communication. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1951.

Innis, Harold A. 2007. Empire and Communications. New. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Innis, “The Bias of Communication,” Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science (1949)

Jenkins, Henry.  “Worship at the Altar of Convergence” and “Photoshop for Democracy” in Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide

John Cayley: Writing on Complex Surfaces.” 2011. Accessed February 18.

John, Richard. Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Kasson, Joy. “At the Columbian Exposition 1893,” from Buffalo Bill’s Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History, ‘’pp. 3-19; 93-121.

King, W. Davies. 2008. Collections of Nothing. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.

Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. 2008. Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Kitch, Carolyn.  Pages From the Past: History and Memory in American Magazines.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Kittler, Friedrich.  Gramophone, Film, Typewriter

———. 1990. Discourse Networks 1800/1900. Trans. Michael Metteer, with Chris Cullens. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Kittler, Friedrich A. 1987. “Mother’s Mouth and Typewriter.” Poetics Today 8 (3/4): 675–687.

———. 1996. “The City Is a Medium.” New Literary History 27 (4): 717–729.

———. 2006. “Thinking Colours And/or Machines.” Theory, Culture & Society 23 (7-8): 39–50.

———. 2009. “Towards an Ontology of Media.” Theory, Culture & Society 26 (2-3): 23–31.

———. “The History of Communication Media.”

Kramer, Sybille. 2006. “The Cultural Techniques of Time Axis Manipulation: On Friedrich Kittler’s Conception of Media.” Theory, Culture & Society 23 (7-8): 93–109.

Kraemer, S. Medium, Messenger, Transmission.  Small Metaphysics of Mediality.  Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 2008.

Krause, Monika. 2011. “Reporting and the Transformations of the Journalistic Field: US News Media, 1890-2000.” Media, Culture & Society 33 (1) (January 1): 89 –104. doi:10.1177/0163443710385502.

Lacan, “The Instance of the Letter in the Agency of the Unconscious”

Landow, George, and Paul Delany. 2001. “Hypertext, Hypermedia and Literary Studies: The State of the Art.” In Multimedia: From Wagner to Virtual Reality. (Norton) (selections)

Landow, George P. 2006. Hypertext 3.0: Critical Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization. JHU Press.

Landsberg, Alison.  Prosthetic Memory: The Transformation of American Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.

Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget (Knopf, 2010)

Latour, Bruno. “Visualization and Cognition: Drawing Things Together”

Latour, Bruno, and Tomas Sanchez-Criado. 2007. “Making the ‘Res Public’.” Ephemera 7 (2): 364–371.

Latour, Bruno and Jim Johnson.  “Mixing Humans and Nonhumans Together: The Sociology of a Door-Closer.” Social Problems, Vol. 35, No. 3 (1988): 298-310.

Latour, Bruno, and Peter Weibel. 2005. Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy. The MIT Press.

Latour, Bruno.  “Where are the Missing Masses? The Sociology of a Few Mundane Artifacts.”  In Wiebe Bijker and John Law, eds.  Shaping Technology / Building Society: Studies in Sociotechnical Change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1994.

Lawrence Lessig.  “Code is Law.” Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace.  New York: Basic Books, 2000.  pp. 3-8.

Leroi-Gourhan, André.  Speech and Gesture. Cambridge, Mass; MIT Press, 1993, pp. 187-266.

Lessig, Lawrence. Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, version 2.0. Basic Books, 2006.

Levy, David M. Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age. New York: Arcade, 2001.

Lievrouw, Leah A., and Sonia Livingstone, ed. 2006. Handbook of New Media: Student Edition. SAGE Publications Ltd.

Lima, Manuel. 2011. Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information. Princeton Architectural Press.

Literature & Photography: Interactions 1840-1990: A Critical Anthology. 1995. First Edition. University of New Mexico Press.

Alan Liu, The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information (Chicago, 2004)

Liu, Alan. 2004. “Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse,” Critical Inquiry 31 (Autumn): 49-81.

Liu, Alan.  Local Transcendence:  Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database (2008)

Liu, Alan.  “When Was Linearity: The Meaning of Graphics in the Digital Age.”

Livingston, James. 1997. Pragmatism and the Political Economy of Cultural Revolution, 1850-1940. Chapel Hill: Univ of North Carolina Press.

Lovink, Geert.  “Whereabouts of German Media Theory” in Zero Comments (2007)

Maas, Winy, Arjun Appadurai, Joke Brouwer, and Simon Conway Morris. 2003. Information Is Alive: Art And Theory On Archiving And Retrieving Data. Rotterdam: V2_Publishing/NAI Publishers.

Maines, Rachel P. 2001. The Technology of Orgasm: “Hysteria,” the Vibrator, and Women’s Sexual Satisfaction. 1st ed. The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Manovich, Lev. The Language of New Media (What Is New Media?”, “The Interface,” and “The Forms,” from The Language of New Media)

Mackenzie, Adrian. Transductions: Bodies and Machines at Speed, London; Continuum, 2002: Introduction, pp. 1-27; Chapter 1, pp. 29-56; Chapter 6, pp. 171-204.

Martin, Michele. 1991. Hello Central?: Gender, Technology, and Culture in the Formation of Telephone Systems. First Edition. Carleton Univ Pr.

Marvin, Carolyn. When Old Technologies Were New: Thinking About Electric Communication in the Late Nineteenth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Marzio, Peter C.  The Men and Machines of American Journalism.  Washington DC: National Museum of History and Technology, 1973.

Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man(Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1994), pp. 3-61.

Marx, Leo.  “The Idea of  ‘Technology’ and Postmodern Pessimism.”  In Does Technology Drive History? ed. Merritt Roe Smith and Leo Marx (Cambridge, Mass., 1994), 238-57.

Marx, Leo. “Technology: The Emergence of a Hazardous Concept.”  Technology and Culture, Volume 51, Number 3 (2010): 561-577.

Massumi, Brian.  “Introduction,” “The Political Economy of Belonging and the Logic of Relation,” and “Chaos in the ‘total field’ of vision” in Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (Duke UP, 2002)

Mauss, Marcel.  “Body Techniques.”  Sociology and Psychology: Essays (1979 [1950]) also “Techniques of the Body.” Incorporations, ed. Jonathan Crary and S. Kwinter  (1992)

Mattelart, Armand. Networking the World, 1794-2000. Translated by Liz Carey-Libbrecht, James A. Chen, and James A. Cohen. Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota, 2000.

Mattelart, Armand. 1996. Invention Of Communication. Trans. Susan Emanuel. Univ Of Minnesota Press.

McLuhan, Marshall. The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1962.

McLuhan, Marshall. 2001. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. Routledge.

McGann, Jerome J. 1991. The Textual Condition. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

McGann, Jerome. Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web. Palgrave, 2002.

McGill, Meredith L., and Andrew Parker. 2010. “The Future of the Literary Past.” PMLA 125 (4): 959–967.

McGill, Meredith L. 2007. American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

McKenzie, D.F. 1999. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

McLaughlin, Kevin. 2005. Paperwork: Fiction and Mass Mediacy in the Paper Age. Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.

McNeely, Ian F. and Lisa Wolverton. Reinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to the Internet. New York: W. W. Norton, 2008.

McNeill, J. R., William H. McNeill, and John Robert McNeill. 2003. The Human Web: A Bird’s-Eye View of World History. 1st ed. W. W. Norton & Company.

McNamara, Andrew and Peter Krapp.  “Introduction” in “Medium Cool,” special issue of The South Atlantic Quarterly 101:3 (Summer 2002)

Millard, André.  Edison and the Business of Innovation. Baltimore and London: John Hopkins University Press, 1990.

Misa, Thomas J. A Nation of Steel: The Making of Modern America, 1865-1925. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. Print

Mitchell, William John Thomas, and Mark Boris Nicola Hansen. 2010. Critical Terms for Media Studies. University of Chicago Press.

Moretti, Franco. 2005. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for a Literary History. London: Verso.

Mumford, Lewis. Technics and Civilization. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1934.

Mumford, Lewis. 1967. The Myth of the Machine: Technics and Human Development. 1st ed. Harcourt.

———. 1968. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. Mariner Books.

Myerson, George.  Heidegger, Habermas and the Mobile Phone

Ong, Walter. “Writing Restructures Consciousness,” from Orality and Literacy

Parikka, Jussi.  Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology. Univ Of Minnesota Press. 2010.

Parikka, Jussi. 2012. What Is Media Archaeology. 1st ed. Polity.

Peirce, Charles Sanders. “Some Consequences of Four Incapacities,” Peirce: Of Signs. (Chapel Hill: Univ of North Carolina Press, 1991), pp. 54-84.

Peters, Benjamin. “And Lead Us Not Into Thinking the New is New: A Bibliographic Case for New Media History,” New Media & Society, 11, no. 1/2 (2009): 13-30.

Peters, John Durham. 2001. Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication. University Of Chicago Press.

Peters, John. 2009. “Strange Sympathies: Horizons of Media Theory in America and Germany – John Durham Peters.” Electronic Book Review.

Peters, John Durham. “History as a Communication Problem,” In Explorations in Communication and History, edited by Barbie Zelizer, 19-34. London: Routledge,  2008.

Peters, John D.  Speaking Into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Peters, “Space, Time, and Communication Theory,” Canadian Journal of Communication (2003).

Peters, “Helmholtz, Edison, and Sound History,” Memory Bytes (2004).

Peters, “Clock, Calendar, Tower” (2007).

Peters, John. “The Case of the Telegraph Revisited.”

Petroski, Henry. 1990. The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Pfitzer, Gregory M.  Picturing the Past: Illustrated Histories and the American Imagination, 1840-1900.  Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

Pingree, Geoffrey B., and Lisa Gitelman, ed. 2004. New Media, 1740-1915. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Piper, Andrew. 2009. Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age. University of Chicago Press.

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