Marshall McLuhan: the medium and the messenger

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Ticknor & Fields, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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The life of the famed media guru is explored in a biography depicting his quiet university life in Toronto, as well as the glitzy world of New York media and advertising executives of which he was a part

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Marshall McLuhan: the medium and the messenger

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Almost 10 years after his death and 25 years after the publication of his Understanding Media ( LJ 6/1/64) , there is still much curiosity about McLuhan and his theories. These two books, different as ... Read full review

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A great read on McLuhan. His message is still on point today even with our technological and sociological advances. Must read and process slowly. Read full review

Contents

Childhood on the Prairies 19111928
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University of Manitoba 19281934
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Cambridge 19341936
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About the author (1989)

Philip Marchand is the book columnist for the "Toronto Star". He is the author of "Just Looking, Thank You", a collection of magazine journalism (Macmillan, 1976); "Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger" (Random House of Canada, 1989); and "Deadly Spirits", a crime novel (Stoddart, 1994). His revised edition of "Marshall McLuhan: The Medium and the Messenger" has been reissued by Random House of Canada and MIT Press in the United States.

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