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New book: Web History

Bogomslag: Website History

The book Web History has just been published by the American publisher Peter Lang Publishing. The book is edited by Niels Brügger, and it is is the first edited volume to put the emerging field of web history on the agenda of internet research. Sixteen original chapters investigate how the use of the web has developed in the realm of web culture at large, as well as how the organization of web industries and old media institutions on the web have changed. A number of fundamental theoretical and methodological questions related to doing web history are also examined. The book includes a foreword by Charles Ess and contributions from Kirsten Foot, Steven Schneider, Alexander Halavais, Ken Hillis, and more.

 

Read more on the publishers website.