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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

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
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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