Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan
In a fascinating and comprehensive intellectual history of modern communication in America, Daniel Czitrom examines the continuing contradictions between the progressive possibilities that new communications technologies offer and their use as instruments of domination and exploitation.
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Modern Communication 18381900
American Motion Pictures and
American Radio from Wireless
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