An outstanding book on a significant topic... I recommend this
highly to interested readers' - "Arvind Singhal, Professor and
Presidential Research Scholar, Ohio University
Imagi-Nations and Borderless Television neatly captures the
revolution that television in Asia has gone through over the last
15 years.... Important for anyone wishing to understand the future
of Asian television' - "Andre Nair, Chairman and CEO Asia Pacific,
Mediaedge: CIA" "
The book is overdue... a useful reference for anyone who is
interested in the development of transnational television in Asia'
- "Joseph Man Chan, Professor of Communications, Chinese University
of Hong Kong" "
Amos Owen Thomas takes us through this momentous change, with an
extensively researched and cogently argued book. A must-read volume
for scholars interested in television in Asia and around the world'
- "Daya K Thussu, Professor, University of Westminster" "
Surveying developments over the decade 1992-2001, this book
chronicles and analyses the salient aspects of the impact of
transnational television on the television and advertising
industries in three regions--South Asia, Southeast Asia, and
Northeast Asia. Through lively case studies from the Indian
subcontinent, Greater China and the Malay Archipelago, the author
examines developments with particular reference to their history,
geography, cultural policies and broadcasting history, as also the
concurrent evolution of domestic commercial television in each
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