Changing Concepts Of Time

Changing Concepts Of Time

by Harold A. Innis
     
 

In the final days before his death in 1952, Canadian political economist and historian of communication Innis edited the page proofs of this, his last work. The five essays do not, in fact, answer the question implied in the title, but apply the thesis developed in his earlier work to immediate problems. The thesis is that modern media stretches its lines of… See more details below

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In the final days before his death in 1952, Canadian political economist and historian of communication Innis edited the page proofs of this, his last work. The five essays do not, in fact, answer the question implied in the title, but apply the thesis developed in his earlier work to immediate problems. The thesis is that modern media stretches its lines of communication so far from its center that it shrinks time into an immediate and transitory world. No date or publisher is noted for the original publication. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742528178
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Rowman & Littlefield edition
Editor's note
Preface
1The strategy of culture1
2The military implications of the American Constitution21
3Roman law and the British empire45
4The press, a neglected factor in the economic history of the twentieth century73
5Great Britain, the United States, and Canada105
Index129
About the author133

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