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By Irving Fang

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

In Alphabet to web: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang appears to be like at each one medium of communique during the centuries, asking not just, "What happened?" but in addition, "How did society switch due to this new communique medium?" and, "How are we assorted as a result?"

Examining the influence of other media on a vast, old scale—among them mass printing, the telegraph, movie, the net, and advertising—Alphabet to Internet takes us from the 1st scratches of writing and the origins of mail to trendy games, the common and day-by-day use of smartphones, and the impression of social media in political uprisings around the globe. A timeline on the finish of every bankruptcy areas occasions in standpoint and permits scholars to pinpoint key moments in media history.

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

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