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Marshall McLuhan

Full Name: Marshall Mcluhan
Gender: Male
Born: 1911-07-21
Died: 1980-12-31
Number of Works: 47
Herbert Marshall McLuhan CC (July 21, 1911 - December 31, 1980) was a Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar — a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communications theorist. McLuhan's work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. McLuhan is known for coining the expressions "the medium is the message" and the "global village".



ISBN: 1584230703, 9781584230700
Keywords: massage, medium
Pages: 160
Published: 1967
  • Rating: 80%

The Medium is the Massage is Marshall McLuhan's most condensed, and perhaps most effective, presentation of his ideas. Using a layout style that was later copied by Wired, McLuhan and coauthor/designer Quentin Fiore combine word and image to illustrate and enact the ideas that were first put forward in the dense and poorly organized Understanding Media. McLuhan's ideas about the nature of media, the increasing speed of communication, and the technological basis for our understanding of who we are come to life in this slender volume. Although originally printed in 1967, the art and sty
ISBN: 0802060412, 9780802060419
Keywords: man, typographic, making, galaxy, gutenberg
Pages: 294
Published: 1962
  • Rating: 80%

Marshall McLuhan looks back to what the printing revolution did to us and looks ahead to what the electronic revolution will do to us. Our world tomorrow will be utterly different, in ways we cannot even conceive. Marshall McLuhan pulls the curtain aside for us. Vision such as his is a precious gift.'
ISBN: 1584230746, 9781584230748
Keywords: village, global, peace, war
Pages: 192
Published: 1968
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0195079108, 9780195079104
Keywords: century, communication, society, media, life, village, transformations, world, global
Pages: 240
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

The Global Village extends the visionary work Marshall McLuhan first offered in his pioneering book Understanding Media to today's world-wide, integrated electronic network, proposing a detailed conceptual framework in terms by which the technological advances of the past decades may be understood.
ISBN: 0465019951, 9780465019953
Keywords: mcluhan, essential
Pages: 407
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

Marshall McLuhan’s insights are fresher and more applicable today than when he first announced them to a startled world. A whole new generation is turning to his work to understand a global village made real by the information superhighway and the overwhelming challenge of electronic transformation.“Before anyone could perceive the electric form of the information revolution, McLuhan was publishing brilliant explanations of the perceptual changes being experienced by the users of mass media. He seemed futuristic to some and an enemy of print and literacy to others. He was, in reali
ISBN: 0802077153, 9780802077158
Keywords: science, new, media, laws
Pages: 252
Published: 1988
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1584230568, 9781584230564
Keywords: probes, book
Pages: 576
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%