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Changing concepts of time

Author: Harold Adams Innis
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Critical media studies.
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"This classic book, Harold Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S. Constitution, freedom of the press, communication monopolies, culture, and press support  Read more...
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Innis, Harold Adams, 1894-1952.
Changing concepts of time.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2004
(OCoLC)607604174
Online version:
Innis, Harold Adams, 1894-1952.
Changing concepts of time.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2004
(OCoLC)609310863
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Adams Innis
ISBN: 0742528170 9780742528178 0742528189 9780742528185
OCLC Number: 53356017
Description: xxvi, 133 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The strategy of culture --
The military implications of the American constitution --
Roman law and the British Empire --
The press, a neglected factor in the economic history of the twentieth century --
Great Britain, the United States, and Canada.
Series Title: Critical media studies.
Responsibility: Harold A. Innis ; introduction by James W. Carey.
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"This classic book, Harold Innis's last, returns to print with a new introduction. An elaboration of Innis's earlier theories, Changing Concepts of Time looks at then-new technological changes in communication and considers the different ways in which space and time are perceived. Innis explores military implications of the U.S. Constitution, freedom of the press, communication monopolies, culture, and press support of presidential candidates, among other interesting and diverse topics."--Jacket.

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[Innis] attempts to illustrate throughout these pieces one of his favorite maxims: the more the technology of communication improves, the more difficult human communication becomes. -- James W. Read more...

 
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