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The Social impact of the telephone

Author: Ithiel de Sola Pool
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1977.
Series: Massachusetts Institute of Technology <Cambridge, Mass.>., MIT bicentennial studies ;, 1.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Social impact of the telephone.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)643656500
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ithiel de Sola Pool
ISBN: 0262160668 9780262160667
OCLC Number: 2875378
Description: viii, 502 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Alternative paths of development: the early years: Bell's electrical toy: what's the use? the sociology of early telephone usage / Sidney H. Aronson --
The pleasure telephone: a chapter in the prehistory of the media / Asa Briggs --
The British experience 1876-1912: the impact of the telephone during the years of delay / Charles R. Perry --
The birth of the telephone and economic crisis: the slow death of the monologue in French society / Jacques Attali, Yves Stourdze --
The telephone system: creator of mobility and social change / Colin Cherry --
Foresight and hindsight: the case of the telephone / Ithiel de Sola Pool, Craig decker, Stephen Dizard, Kay Israel, Pamela Rubin, Barry Weinstein --
The telephone and society in the past 100 years / John R. Pierce --
2. The telephone in life: Our sixth-and-a-half sense / Henry M. Boettinger --
The first and only century of telephone literature / John Brooks --
The telephone and the uses of time / Martin Mayer --
Latent functions of the telephone: what missing the extension means / Alan H. Wurtzel, Colin Turner --
Women and the switchboard / Brenda Maddox --
The telephone in new (and old) communities / Suzanne Keller --
3. The telephone and the city: Megalopolis and antipolis: the telephone and the structure of the city / Jean Gottmann --
The telephone and the evolution of the American metropolitan system / Ronald Abler --
Urban growth and the development of the telephone: some relationships at the turn of the century / J. Alan Moyer --
4. The telephone and human interaction: Silent actors: communication networks for development / Bertil Thorngren --
Comparing telephone with face-to-face contact / A.A.L. Reid --
Identification and recognition in interactional openings / Emanuel A. Schegloff --
5. Social uses of the telephone: The use of the telephone in counseling and crisis intervention / David Lester --
Telephone and instructional communications / Paladugu V. Rao.
Series Title: Massachusetts Institute of Technology <Cambridge, Mass.>., MIT bicentennial studies ;, 1.
Responsibility: Ithiel de Sola Pool, editor.

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