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The Resource Understanding media : the extensions of man, Marshall McLuhan ; introduction by Lewis H. Lapham

Understanding media : the extensions of man, Marshall McLuhan ; introduction by Lewis H. Lapham

Label
Understanding media : the extensions of man
Title
Understanding media
Title remainder
the extensions of man
Statement of responsibility
Marshall McLuhan ; introduction by Lewis H. Lapham
Title variation
Extensions of man
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes how language, speech and technology shape human behavior in the era of mass communication
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1911-1980
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McLuhan, Marshall
Dewey number
302.23
Index
no index present
LC call number
P90
LC item number
.M26 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lapham, Lewis H.
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  • Mass media
  • Communication
  • Communication and technology
  • Communication and traffic
  • Technology and civilization
Label
Understanding media : the extensions of man, Marshall McLuhan ; introduction by Lewis H. Lapham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This reissue ... marks the thirtieth annivesary (1964-1994) of Marshall McLuhan's classic exposé on the state of the then-emerging phenomenon of mass media. ... In a new introduction ... Harper's editor Lewis H. Lapham reevaluates McLuhan's work in the light of the technological as well as the political and social changes that have occurred in the last part of this century."--Back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-365)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medium is the message -- Media hot and cold -- Reversal of the overheated medium -- The gadget lover: Narcissus as narcosis -- Hybrid energy: les liaisons dangereuses -- Media as translators -- Challenge and collapse: the nemesis of creativity -- The spoken word: flower of evil? -- The written word: an eye for an ear -- Roads and paper routes -- Number: profile of the crowd -- Clothing: our extended skin -- Housing: new look and new outlook -- Money: the poor man's credit card -- Clocks: the scent of time -- The print: how to dig it -- Comics: Mad vestibule to TV -- The printed word: architect of nationalism -- Wheel, bicycle, and airplane -- The photograph: the brothel-without-walls -- Press: government by news leak -- Motorcar: the mechanical bride -- Ads: keeping upset with the Joneses -- Games: the extensions of man -- Telegraph: the social hormone -- The typewriter: into the age of the iron whim -- The telephone: sounding brass or tinkling symbol? -- The phonograph: the toy that shrank the national chest -- Movies: the reel world -- Radio: the tribal drum -- Television: the timid giant -- Weapons: war of the icons -- Automation: learning a living
Control code
ocm30734000
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First MIT Press edition, 1994.
Extent
xxiii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780262631594
Lccn
94027722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(Sirsi) 708518
Label
Understanding media : the extensions of man, Marshall McLuhan ; introduction by Lewis H. Lapham
Publication
Note
"This reissue ... marks the thirtieth annivesary (1964-1994) of Marshall McLuhan's classic exposé on the state of the then-emerging phenomenon of mass media. ... In a new introduction ... Harper's editor Lewis H. Lapham reevaluates McLuhan's work in the light of the technological as well as the political and social changes that have occurred in the last part of this century."--Back cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-365)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medium is the message -- Media hot and cold -- Reversal of the overheated medium -- The gadget lover: Narcissus as narcosis -- Hybrid energy: les liaisons dangereuses -- Media as translators -- Challenge and collapse: the nemesis of creativity -- The spoken word: flower of evil? -- The written word: an eye for an ear -- Roads and paper routes -- Number: profile of the crowd -- Clothing: our extended skin -- Housing: new look and new outlook -- Money: the poor man's credit card -- Clocks: the scent of time -- The print: how to dig it -- Comics: Mad vestibule to TV -- The printed word: architect of nationalism -- Wheel, bicycle, and airplane -- The photograph: the brothel-without-walls -- Press: government by news leak -- Motorcar: the mechanical bride -- Ads: keeping upset with the Joneses -- Games: the extensions of man -- Telegraph: the social hormone -- The typewriter: into the age of the iron whim -- The telephone: sounding brass or tinkling symbol? -- The phonograph: the toy that shrank the national chest -- Movies: the reel world -- Radio: the tribal drum -- Television: the timid giant -- Weapons: war of the icons -- Automation: learning a living
Control code
ocm30734000
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First MIT Press edition, 1994.
Extent
xxiii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780262631594
Lccn
94027722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(Sirsi) 708518

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