Masters of the word : how media shaped history, from the alphabet to the Internet /

From the birth of writing in Mesopotamia to the technologies of today, documents the technology of media - a revolutionary tool that allowed rulers to extend their control far and wide, giving rise to the world's first empires.

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Main Author: Bernstein, William J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Grove Press, [2013]
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:From the birth of writing in Mesopotamia to the technologies of today, documents the technology of media - a revolutionary tool that allowed rulers to extend their control far and wide, giving rise to the world's first empires.
Physical Description:420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-395) and index.
ISBN:9780802121387 :
0802121381