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Communication in history
D. J. Crowley

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Communication in history
technology, culture, society
6th ed.
[edited by] David Crowley, Paul Heyer

Published 2011 by Allyn & Bacon/Pearson in Boston, MA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Media of early civilization. The earliest precursors of writing / Denise Schmandt-Besserat
Media in ancient civilization / Harold Innis
Civilization without writing : the Incas and the Quipu / Marcia Ascher and Robert Ascher
The origins of writing / Andrew Robinson
The tradition of Western literacy. The Greek legacy / Eric Havelock
Writing and the alphabet effect / Robert K. Logan
Orality, literacy, and modern media / Walter Ong
Communication and faith in the Middle Ages / James Burke and Robert Ornstein
The print revolution. Paper and block printing : from China to Europe / Thomas F. Carter
The invention of printing / Lewis Mumford
Aspects of the printing revolution / Elizabeth Eisenstein
Early modern literacies / Harvey J. Graff
The trade in news / John B. Thompson
Electricity creates the wired world. Telegraphy : the Victorian Internet / Tom Standage
The new journalism / Michael Schudson
The telephone takes command / Claude S. Fisher
Time, space, and the telegraph / James W. Carey
Image technologies and the emergence of mass society. Dream worlds of consumption / Rosalynd Williams
Early photojournalism / Ulrich Keller
Inscribing sound / Lisa Gitelman
The making of the phonograph / Jonathan Sterne
Early motion pictures / Daniel Czitrom
Movies talk / Scott Eyman
Mass media and the star system / Jib Fowles
Radio days. Wireless world / Stephen Kern
The public voice of radio / John Durham Peters
Early radio / Susan J. Douglas
The golden age of programming / Christopher Sterling and John M. Kittross
Radio voices / Michele Hilmes
Radio in the television age / Peter Fornatale and Joshua E. Mills
TV times. Television begins / William Boddy
The new languages / Edmund Carpenter
Making room for TV / Lynn Spigel
Television transforms the news / Mitchell Stephens
Two cultures : television versus print / Neil Postman and Camille Paglia
TV in the net-age / Henry Jenkins
New media and old in the information age. The control revolution / James Beniger
How media became new / Lev Manovich
Popularizing the Internet / Janet Abbate
The World Wide Web / Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin
A mobile network society / Manuel Castells, [et al.].

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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P90 .C62945 2011

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xiv, 322 p. :
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