Mass Media and Historical Memory

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Ashdown, Paul, and Edward Caudill.  Imagining Wild Bill: James Butler Hickok in War, Media, and Memory. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2020.

Bodnar, John.  Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Nationalism in the Twentieth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. 

Carlson, Matt. “Embodying Deep Throat: Mark Felt and the Collective Memory of Watergate.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 27 (August 2010): 235–250.

Christiansen, Erik.  Channeling the Past: Politicizing History in Postwar America.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.

Cullen, Jim. From Memory to History: Television Versions of the Twentieth Century.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2021.

Custen, George F.  Bio/Pics: How Hollywood Constructed Public History.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992. 

Edy, Jill A.  Troubled Pasts: News and the Collective Memory of Social Unrest.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2006.

Fahs, Alice. “The Market Value of Memory: Popular War Histories and the Northern Literary Marketplace, 1861-1868.” Book History 1 (1998): 107-39.

Flamiano, Dolores L.  “Larger Than Life: Collective Memory and Gender in Life Magazine’s Photo Essay, Photographic Pin-Up, and Commemorative Photojournalism.”  PhD dissertation, University of North Carolina, 2000.

Grainge, Paul.  “TIME’s Past in the Present: Nostalgia and the Black and White Image.”  Journal of American Studies 33:3 (December 1999): 383-392.

Hammond, Michael.  The Great War in Hollywood Memory, 1918-1939.  Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019.

Hansen, Joanne-Garde, Hoskins, Andrew & Reading, Anna, Eds. Save As…Digital Memories. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Hume, Janice. “Saloon-Smashing Fanatic, Corn-Fed Joan of Arc: The Changing Memory of Carry Nation in Twentieth-Century American Magazines.” Journalism History 28:1 (Spring 2002): 38-47.

Hume, Janice.  “Lincoln was a Red and Washington a Bolshevik:  Public Memory as Persuader in the Appeal to Reason.”  Journalism History 28:4 (Winter 2003): 172-181.

Hume, Janice.  “Press, Published History, and Regional Lore: Shaping the Public Memory of a Revolutionary War Heroine.”  Journalism History 30:4 (Winter 2005): 200-209.

Hume, Janice, and Noah Arceneaux.  “Public Memory, Cultural Legacy, and Press Coverage of the Juneteenth Revival.”  Journalism History 34:3 (Fall 2008): 155-162.

Hume, Janice, and Amber Roessner.  “Surviving Sherman’s March: Press, Public Memory, and Georgia’s Salvation Mythology.”   Journalism and Mass Communications Quarterly 86:1 (Spring 2009): 119-137.

Hume, Janice.  “Building an American Story: How Early American Historians Used Press Sources to Remember the Revolution.” Journalism History 37: 3 (Fall 2011): 172-180.

Hume, Janice.  Popular Media and the American Revolution: Shaping Collective Memory.  New York: Routledge, 2014.

Kitch, Carolyn.  “Twentieth Century Tales: Newsmagazines and American Memory.”  Journalism and Communication Monographs 1:2 (Summer 1999): 121-155.

Kitch, Carolyn.  “Anniversary Journalism, Collective Memory, and Cultural Authority to Tell the Story of the American Past.”  Journal of Popular Culture 36 (Summer 2002): 44-67.

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

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

Landy, Marcia, ed. The Historical Film: History and Memory in Media.  New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Leavy, Patricia.  Iconic Events: Media, Politics, and Power in Retelling History.  Lanham: Lexington Books, 2007.

Lipsitz, George.  Time Passages: Collective Memory and American Popular Culture.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1990.

Novick, Peter.  The Holocaust in American Life.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1999.

Russell, Karen Miller, Janice Hume, and Karen Sichler. “Libbie Custer’s ‘Last Stand’: Image Restoration, the Press, and Public Memory.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 84 (Autumn 2007): 582–99.

Paris, Michael, ed.  Repicturing the Second World War: Representations in Film and Television.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

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

Rollins, Peter C., and John E. O´Connor, eds.  Why We Fought: America’s Wars in Film and History.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.

Rubeck, Tracie L.  “Racial Harmony through Clenched Teeth: Remembering the Civil Rights Movement in ‘Newsweek’ and the ‘CBS Evening News,’ 1990–1999.”  PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 2006. 

Sachsman, David B., S. Kittrell Rushing, and Roy Morris Jr., eds. Memory and Myth: The Civil War in Fiction and Film from Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Cold Mountain. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2007.

Schudson, Michael.  Watergate in American Memory. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Sodergren, Steven E. “‘The Great Weight of Responsibility’: The Struggle over History and Memory in Confederate Veteran Magazine.” Southern Cultures 19 (Fall 2013): 26–45.

“Social Memory and Media.”  Media, Culture, and Society 25 (Jan. 2003), 5–106.  (special issue)

Spratt, Meg.  “When Police Dogs Attacked: Iconic News Photographs and Construction of History, Mythology, and Political Discourse.”  American Journalism 25 (Spring 2008): 85–105. Heavily illustrated.

Thelen, David, ed.  Memory and American History.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.

Weeks, Rebecca.  History By HBO: Televising the American Past.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2022.   

Winfield, Betty Houchin, and Janice Hume.  “The Continuous Past: Historical Referents in Nineteenth-Century Journalism.”  Journalism and Communication Monographs 9:3 (Summer 2007): 119-174.

Zelizer, Barbie. Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and the Shaping of Collective Memory.   Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. 

Zelizer, Barbie, and Keren Tenemboim-Weinblatt, eds.  Journalism and Memory.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

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