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The Resource A history of communications : media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet, Marshall T. Poe

A history of communications : media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet, Marshall T. Poe

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A history of communications : media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet
Title
A history of communications
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media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Marshall T. Poe
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Language
eng
Summary
"Communications and Humanity advances a new theory of media that explains the origins and impact of different forms of communication - speech, writing, print, electronic devices, and the Internet - on human history in the long term. New media are "pulled" into widespread use by broad historical trends and these media, once in widespread use, "push" social institutions and beliefs in predictable directions. This view allows us to see for the first time what is truly new about the Internet, what is not, and where it is taking us"--Provided by publisher
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DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1206
LC item number
.P64 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A history of communications : media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet, Marshall T. Poe
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A history of communications : media and society from the evolution of speech to the Internet, Marshall T. Poe
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : media causes and effects -- Homo loquens : Humanity in the age of speech -- Homo scriptor : humanity in the age of manuscripts -- Homo lector : humanity in the age of print -- Homo videns : humanity in the age of the audio-visual media -- Homo somnians : humanity in the age of Internet -- Conclusion : the media and human well-being
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xi, 337 p.
Isbn
9781107004351
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010031501
System control number
(OCoLC)654814380

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