Everyman"s Mcluhan by W. Terrence Gordon

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Published by Mark Batty Publisher .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Media Studies,
  • Reference - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Business/Economics

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11836252M
ISBN 100977985016
ISBN 109780977985012

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But it remains to be seen whether the new, fluent materials of communication are going to make so very .

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