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Great May 29, 2011
This third edition has been thoroughly revised to bring the text up to date with the very latest developments in the field. This textbook brings out the rich and varied histories of communication media. It shows the political and religious conflicts and issues which are locked in a feedback loop with the development of the media. This textbook will continue to be the first choice for students and scholars across the world.
Social History of the Media : From Gutenberg to the Internet: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Written by two leading social and cultural historians, the first editions of A Social History of the Media became classic textbooks, providing a masterful overview of communication media and of the social and cultural contexts within which they emerged and evolved over time.
Asa Briggs, formerly Provost of Worcester College, Oxford and Chancellor of the Open University
Peter Burke, Professor Emeritus of Cultural History of Cambridge University
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. vi|
|Printing in its Contexts||p. 13|
|The Media and the Public Sphere in Early Modern Europe||p. 61|
|Technologies and Revolutions||p. 91|
|New Processes and Patterns||p. 121|
|Information, Education, Entertainment||p. 179|
|Media Convergences||p. 237|
|In and Out of Cyberspace||p. 275|
|Further Reading||p. 315|
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