The Resource McLuhan For Beginners, (ebook)

McLuhan For Beginners, (ebook)

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McLuhan For Beginners
Title
McLuhan For Beginners
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eng
Summary
Marshall McLuhan was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of the 20th century. He was so far ahead of his time that he predicted the future and offered a critique of human behavior in a media saturated world that is perhaps more valuable in today's Internet age than it was in his own time. McLuhan pioneered the study of Media, unified Art and Science, and warned us about the perils of a televised, computerized, famous-for-15-minutes, social media world. A world where we would live in each other's faces, and become so alike, so isolated, so anonymous that violence would become a scream of identity, a way of saying, "I am not invisible." McLuhan tried to teach us to guard against these dehumanizing, debasing effects of technology, and a thousand other things, but we got reality television anyway. The centennial celebration of McLuhan's life and the re-release of his books has led to a surge of new interest in his thinking and teachings. McLuhan For Beginners provides an essential introduction that is clear, comprehensive, and easy to remember. It is full of wise and witty art by Susan Willmarth that is a perfect match to W. Terrence Gordon's writing. McLuhan envisioned the media generated Global Village before it existed, and no one since McLuhan has described its allure and pitfalls better
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Gordon, W. Terrence
Dewey number
302.23
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Willmarth, Susan
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Series statement
For Beginners
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  • McLuhan, Marshall
  • Mass media
  • Communication
  • Communication and technology
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
McLuhan For Beginners, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939994165
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11767656
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remote
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11767656
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MWT11767656
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
McLuhan For Beginners, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939994165
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11767656
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11767656
System control number
MWT11767656
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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