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Title:
Media & communications
Author:
Gifford, Clive.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : A.A. Knopf ; New York : Distributed by Random House, 1999.
Physical Description:
60 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780375802232

9780375902239
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From the pony express to e-mail, from newspapers to satellite television, the history and future of media and communications are explored in superb Eyewitness style. This stunning volume is packed with information and photos about the important inventions and advances in this rapidly changing field, including the printing press, radio, telegraph, telephone, and television. Learn how the media and methods of communication are used in entertainment, commerce, military and security applications, and the news.


Author Notes

Clive Gifford is a highly experienced journalist and author with over 170 books published and more than 800 features and stories written for adults and children. Clive is an unique author who likes to work in both fiction and non-fiction. Perhaps this reflects his unusual life which, so far, has seen him travel to over 70 countries, be held hostage in Colombia, go parachuting, coach several sports and run a computer games company. His title,The Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Fact File, made The New Zealand Best Seller List.

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