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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Table of Contents:
- The ABCs of democracy
- Twelve tables, seven hills, and a few early Christians
- Before Gutenberg
- Punch and counterpunch
- The captive press
- With a machete in one hand and a radio in the other
- The comrades who couldn't broadcast straight
- The argus.