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Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair


This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for English-language programming, the Spanish-language market embraces not just most nations of South and Central America but also Spain, and even the United States – the sixth largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. This intercontinental space is connected physically by satellite communication, and culturally by a common language and heritage which binds it as both a ‘geolinguistic region’ and an ‘imag ... More

Keywords: Latin world, globalisation, television, Spain, Spanish-speaking world, geolinguistic region, imagined community, Brazil, Spanish-language market

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198159308
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Sinclair, author
Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne