Writing On The Wall

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040284X
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From the bestselling author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses, the story of social media from ancient Rome to the Arab Spring and beyond.

Writing On The Wall

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408842076
Size: 72.93 MB
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Standage traces the story of the rise, fall and rebirth of social media over the past 2,000 years offering an illuminating perspective on the history of media, and revealing that social networks do not merely connect us today – they also ...

Writing On The Wall

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408842068
Size: 23.44 MB
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A compelling account of the extensive history of social networking from Cicero and Luther to Facebook and Twitter

A World Lit Only By Fire

Author: William Manchester
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 9780316163491
Size: 64.36 MB
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Explores the sordidness and the splendor of the Middle Ages as well as the collapse of the medieval mind and its metamorphosis into The Renaissance.

An Edible History Of Humanity

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782391657
Size: 25.23 MB
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This is an extraordinary and well-told story, a much neglected dimension to history.' Financial Times [blurb] Throughout history, food has done more than simply provide sustenance.


Author: J. David Bolter
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262024525
Size: 58.45 MB
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'Remediation' emphasises how all forms of media constantly borrow from and refashion other types of media. The authors argue that the new media of the 90s pay homage to earlier forms and thereby achieve their own cultural significance.

Sex Priests And Secret Codes

Author: Thomas P. Doyle
Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1909979422
Size: 59.34 MB
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By reviewing a collection of documents from official and unofficial sources from 60 CE to the present, this book demonstrates that sexual abuse of minors is a deep-seated problem that spans the Church's history.

The Influencing Machine Brooke Gladstone On The Media

Author: Brooke Gladstone
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393077799
Size: 62.28 MB
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The cohost of NPR's On the Media narrates, in cartoon form, two millennia of the influence of the media on the populace, from newspapers in Caesar's Rome to the penny press of the American Revolution to today. 30,000 first printing.

It S Complicated

Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166311
Size: 61.26 MB
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Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.

Revolutions In Communication

Author: Bill Kovarik
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628924799
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Using key figures in history to benchmark the chronology of technical innovation, Kovarik's exhaustive scholarship narrates the story of revolutions in printing, electronic communication and digital information, while drawing parallels ...