ERIC Number: ED144082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Communications Revolution: A History of Mass Media in the United States.
Gordon, George N.
This book is a historical survey of mass communications in the United States. It discusses the development of print, film, and broadcast media within social, cultural, political, and economic contexts, from the first colonial newspapers to cable television. Some attention is given to contributions from abroad, especially from England and Europe, and particular emphasis is placed on the last one hundred years. (RL)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communications, Films, History, Journalism, Mass Media, Newspapers, Periodicals, Radio, Television
Hastings House, Publishers, Inc., 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016 ($14.95 cloth, $7.95 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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