Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society / Edition 1

Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society / Edition 1

by James W. Carey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041590725X

ISBN-13: 9780415907255

Pub. Date: 12/28/1988

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

These essays encompass much more than a critique of an academic discipline. Carey's lively thought, lucid style, and profound scholarship propel the reader through a wide and varied intellectual landscape, particularly as these issues have affected Modern American thought. As entertaining as it is enlightening, Communication as Culture is certain to become a classic

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These essays encompass much more than a critique of an academic discipline. Carey's lively thought, lucid style, and profound scholarship propel the reader through a wide and varied intellectual landscape, particularly as these issues have affected Modern American thought. As entertaining as it is enlightening, Communication as Culture is certain to become a classic in its field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415907255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1988
Series:
Media and Popular Culture Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: COMMUNICATION AS CULTURE A cultural approach to communication Mass communication and cultural studies Reconceiving 'mass' and 'media' Overcoming resistance to cultural studies PART II: TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE The

mythos of the electronic revolution with John J Quirk Space, time and communications: a tribute to Harold Innis The history of the future with John J Quirk Technology and Ideology: the case of the telegraph Works cited Index About the author

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