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Television: A Concise History

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ISBN: 9780631215448    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Year of publishing: 2004     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 152        
"Television in the Antenna Age" is a brief, accessible, and engaging overview of the medium's history and development in the US. Integrating three major concerns - television as an industry, a technology,...Read more
"Television in the Antenna Age" is a brief, accessible, and engaging overview of the medium's history and development in the US. Integrating three major concerns - television as an industry, a technology, and an art - the book is a basic primer on the complex, fascinating, and often overlooked story of television and its impact on American life. It covers the entire history of American television, from its urban, middle-class beginnings in the late 40s, to the contemporary impact of new technologies and consolidated corporate. It includes interview segments with industry insiders, pictures, and sidebars to illustrate important figures, trends, and events.
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About the author: David Marc
David Marc is a writer and editor who teaches at Syracuse University and Le Moyne College. He is the author of Demographic Vistas (1984; 1996), Comic Visions... Read more
David Marc is a writer and editor who teaches at Syracuse University and Le Moyne College. He is the author of Demographic Vistas (1984; 1996), Comic Visions (1989; Blackwell, 1997) and Bonfire of the Humanities (1995). Robert J. Thompson is a Professor at Syracuse University, where he heads the Center for the Study of Popular Television at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. His books include Adventures on Prime Time (1990) and Television's Second Golden Age (1996).
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Review:
One could hardly ask for a more entertaining introduction to the history of entertainment media and its role in contemporary culture." Stephen O'Leary, Annenberg School for Communication, USC

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