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Marginal man : the dark vision of Harold Innis

Author: Alexander John Watson
Publisher: Toronto : Univ. of Toronto Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an extraordinary work of scholarship in its own right, as well as an essential companion to the work of its subject, one of Canada's most important minds.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Harold A Innis; Harold A Innis; Innis, 1894-1952
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander John Watson
ISBN: 0802039162 9780802039163
OCLC Number: 254611198
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [495] - 508.
Awards: Winner of Donald Grant Creighton Award - Ontario Historical Society 2008 (Canada)
Description: XI, 525 Seiten, [12] Blätter : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Innisian Puzzle Part One: From the Margin, 1894-1939 * The 'Herald' of Otterville, 1894-1913 * The Great War, 1914-1918 * One of the Veterans, 1919-1923 * The Search for a New Paradigm, 1920-1929 * The Great Betrayal, 1930-1940 Part Two: To the Margin, 1940-1952 * Hunting the Snark * A Telegram to Australia: Innis's Working Methods * Innis and the Classicists: Imperial Balance and Social-Science Objectivity * Time, Space, and the Oral Tradition: Towards a Theory of Consciousness * At the Edge of the Precipice: The Mechanization of the Vernacular and Cultural Collapse * Cassandra's Curse Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Alexander John Watson.
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... by giving us Innis in full, Watson's biography delivers the gift of a thinker about the human condition who was also an authentic Canadian prophet. This is surely one of the important books of Read more...

 
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