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The Resource Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years, Tom Standage

Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years, Tom Standage

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Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years
Title
Writing on the wall
Title remainder
social media, the first two thousand years
Statement of responsibility
Tom Standage
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles social media over two millennia, from papyrus letters that Cicero used to exchange news across the Empire to today, reminding us how modern behavior echoes that of prior centuries and encouraging debate and discussion about how we'll communicate in the future
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years, Tom Standage
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cicero's web -- The ancient foundations of social media : why humans are wired for sharing -- The Roman media : the first social=media ecosystem -- How Luther went viral : the role of social media in revolutions (1) -- Poetry in motion : social media for self-expression and self-promotion -- Let truth and falsehood grapple : the challenges of regulating social media -- And so to the coffeehouse : how social media promotes innovation -- The liberty of printing : the role of social media in revolutions (2) -- The sentinel of the people : tyranny, optimism, and social media -- The rise of mass media : the centralization begins -- The opposite of social media : media in the broadcast era -- The rebirth of social media : from ARPANET to Facebook -- History retweets itself
Control code
8ocm27256877
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781620402832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Writing on the wall : social media, the first two thousand years, Tom Standage
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cicero's web -- The ancient foundations of social media : why humans are wired for sharing -- The Roman media : the first social=media ecosystem -- How Luther went viral : the role of social media in revolutions (1) -- Poetry in motion : social media for self-expression and self-promotion -- Let truth and falsehood grapple : the challenges of regulating social media -- And so to the coffeehouse : how social media promotes innovation -- The liberty of printing : the role of social media in revolutions (2) -- The sentinel of the people : tyranny, optimism, and social media -- The rise of mass media : the centralization begins -- The opposite of social media : media in the broadcast era -- The rebirth of social media : from ARPANET to Facebook -- History retweets itself
Control code
8ocm27256877
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages
Isbn
9781620402832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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