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By Irving Fang

ISBN-10: 113880584X

ISBN-13: 9781138805842

ISBN-10: 1138805858

ISBN-13: 9781138805859

What Greek thinker notion writing might damage a student’s reminiscence? was once the poet Byron’s daughter the 1st desktop programmer? Who performs extra games, girls over 18 or teenage boys?



In Alphabet to net: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang seems to be at every one medium of verbal exchange in the course of the centuries, asking not just, "What happened?" but additionally, "How did society swap due to this new conversation medium?" and, "How are we assorted as a result?"



Examining the effect of other media on a wide, old scale—among them mass printing, the telegraph, movie, the web, and advertising—Alphabet to Internet takes us from the 1st scratches of writing and the origins of mail to modern day games, the frequent and day-by-day use of smartphones, and the effect of social media in political uprisings around the globe. A timeline on the finish of every bankruptcy locations occasions in viewpoint and permits scholars to pinpoint key moments in media history.



Now in its 3rd variation, Alphabet to net presents a full of life, considerate, and obtainable creation to media history.

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