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The global village : transformations in world life and media in the 21st century

Author: Marshall McLuhan; Bruce R Powers
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Series: Communication and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a model for studying the structural impact of video-related technologies on global society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall McLuhan; Bruce R Powers
ISBN: 0195079108 9780195079104 019505444X 9780195054446
OCLC Number: 55729480
Description: xiii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: Communication and society.
Other Titles: Transformations in world life and media in the 21st century.
Responsibility: Marshall McLuhan and Bruce R. Powers.

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The premise for this book is the distinction between what the authors call "visual space", which is the left-brain, linear, quantitative reasoning tradition of the West, beginning with Plato and  Read more...

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`Thank you, Professor Powers, for bringing McLuhanian thinking back into the light and for bringing it up to date.'Futures 'The Global Village is studded with the controversial genius, insight and Read more...

 
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