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- DescriptionDiscusses the development of mass media in Russia since the end of Communism and the collapse of the Soviet Union. This book analyzes the impact of the Putin presidency, including the ways in which the media have constructed Putin's image in order to consolidate his power and their role in securing his election victories in 2000 and 2004.
- Author BiographyBirgit Beumers is Reader in Russian at the University of Bristol. She completed her D.Phil at St Antony's College, Oxford and specialises on contemporary Russian culture, especially cinema and theatre. Her publications include Burnt by the Sun (2000), Nikita Mikhalkov (2005), PopCulture: Russia! (2005) and, as editor, Russia on Reels: The Russian Idea in Post-Soviet Cinema (1999) and 24 Frames: Russia and the Soviet Union (2007). She is editor of the online journal KinoKultura and of the journal Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema. Stephen Hutchings has a Chair in Russian Studies at the University of Manchester, having previously been Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Surrey, and Associate Professor of Russian at the University of Rochester, New York. He has published three monographs, two edited volumes, and numerous articles on aspects of Russian literature, film and media. Natalia Rulyova is a Lecturer in Russian at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham since 2006. She completed her PhD on Joseph Brodsky at the University of Cambridge. Subsequently, she was a lecturer and research fellow at the University of Surrey, where she worked on the project 'Post-Soviet Television Culture' headed by Stephen Hutchings. She has authored and edited a number of articles on Russian poetry in translation, film and media, and is currently co-writing a monograph on post-Soviet television culture.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication26/11/2008
- GenreCommunication & Media
- Series TitleBASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note12 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white tables, 12 black & white halftones
- Weight544 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byBirgit Beumers,Natalya Rulyova,Stephen C. Hutchings
- Format DetailsPaper over boards
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