Moving beyond the reductive and ambiguous conclusions
that new media is either utopian or dystopian, this series will
situate emerging media in the context of history, art, and theory.
Books in the series will address the fact that new media is shaped
by specific historic currents, from the history of communication
technologies, to the history of mass entertainment, to the tradition-bound
practices of multimedia design. These historical underpinnings of
new media forms will also engage the insights of artists, storytellers,