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: 47.75 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 ...

Go Figure

Author: The Economist
Publisher: The Economist
ISBN: 1610397444
Size: 38.69 MB
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Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know brings together for the first time the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why almost half the ...

A World Lit Only By Fire

Author: William Manchester
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 9780316082792
Size: 43.37 MB
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William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire is the preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages.

Black And White Styles In Conflict

Author: Thomas Kochman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022611225X
Size: 61.44 MB
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"Goes a long way toward showing a lay audience the value, integrity, and aesthetic sensibility of black culture, and moreover the conflicts which arise when its values are treated as deviant version of majority ones."—Marjorie Harness ...

An Edible History Of Humanity

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782391657
Size: 11.90 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.

A History Of The World In Six Glasses

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 0307375110
Size: 14.88 MB
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What is the relationship between coffee and revolution? And how did Coca-Cola become the number one poster-product for globalization decades before the term was even coined? From the Hardcover edition.

Remediation

Author: J. David Bolter
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN: 9780262024525
Size: 50.91 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.

Pressed For Time

Author: Judy Wajcman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022619647X
Size: 64.93 MB
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[Here], Judy Wajcman explains why we immediately interpret our experiences with digital technology as inexorably accelerating everyday life.

The Influencing Machine Brooke Gladstone On The Media

Author: Brooke Gladstone
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393077799
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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.