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Craig Robertson

Full Name: Craig Robertson
Number of Works: 24
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ISBN: 1847377297, 9781847377296
Keywords: random
Pages: 336
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1847377289, 9781847377289
Keywords: snapshot
Pages: 400
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0199733422, 9780199733422
Keywords: document, history, america, passport
Pages: 352
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 60%

In today's world of constant identification checks, it's difficult to recall that there was ever a time when "proof of identity" was not a part of everyday life. And as anyone knows who has ever lost a passport, or let one expire on the eve of international travel, the passport has become an indispensable document. But how and why did this form of identification take on such a crucial role? In the first history of the passport in the United States, Craig Robertson offers an illuminating account of how this document, above all others, came to be considered a reliable answer to the que
ISBN: 0908011318, 9780908011315
Keywords: novel, hope, buckley
Pages: 304
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0415593271, 9780415593274
Keywords: archive, history, media
Pages: 136
Published: 2011

By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author’s direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents, perhaps not neutral but rarely considered to be historical actors. This book brings together top media scholars to rethink the role of the archive and historical record from the perspective of writing media history. Exploring the concept of the archive forces a reconsideration of what counts as