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  • Published: 4 May 2021
  • ISBN: 9780262045636
  • Imprint: MIT Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $49.99

Email and the Everyday

Stories of Disclosure, Trust, and Digital Labor



An exploration of how email is experienced, understood, and materially structured as a practice spanning our everyday domestic and work lives.

Despite its many obituaries, email is not dead. As a global mode of business and personal communication, email outstrips newer technologies of online interaction; it is deeply embedded in our everyday lives. And yet--perhaps because the ubiquity of email has obscured its study--this is the first scholarly book devoted to email as a key historical, social, and commercial site of digital communication in our everyday lives. In Email and the Everyday, Esther Milne examines how email is experienced, understood, and materially structured as a practice spanning the domestic and institutional spaces of daily life.

  • Published: 4 May 2021
  • ISBN: 9780262045636
  • Imprint: MIT Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $49.99

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