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Counterblast by McLuhan, Marshall

Jonathan Ball rated it really liked it Sep 22, Pablo Gomez rated it really liked it Aug mcluhhan, Paperbacks, especially mass market paperbacks, will have spine creasing and may have age toned pages and curled covers. Gricelda Alvarado rated it it was amazing Aug 11, ocunterblast Bob Cat rated it really liked it Sep 11, Daniel rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Hardcover in dustjacket, price intact, slight wear to jacket at corners, small closed tear.

McLuhan’s most famous saying, “the medium is the message,” was explicated in the first chapter of his most successful book, “Understanding Media,” published in and still in print. Burke’s Book Store Published: Our new experience belies our old institutions, and unless we become aware of the radical change in our environment and in ourselves, we are in for a tragic clash between the old and the new.

NOT an ex library book. To demonstrate his point McLuhan wrote Counterblast. Some rubbing to wrappers with wear especially near the edges. We can ship from the USA and Canada. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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A couple of light creases around the spine and one corner, with one closed nick to rear cover. Allard Used Books Published: Lightly worn along the edges. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries. That interest led to his increasing speculation about what media did to audiences. He never seemed quite as energetic after an operation in to remove a huge brain tumor, but he continued to work and teach until he suffered a stroke in Showing best matches Show all copies.

McClelland and Stewart Limited. Lacks normal harcourt identification of printing. Jacob rated it it was amazing Mar 29, Find Rare Books Book Value.

Signed “by Marshall McLuhan” on the front cover under the printed title. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! In Marshall McLuhan observed that “today we live invested with an electric information environment that is quite as imperceptible to us as water is to a fish. This book has bright colours, bold text, upside down and backwards text.

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The media industry responded by seeking his advice and enthusiastically disseminating his ideas in magazines and on television. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Original edition but no indication of printing, price at six and a half dollars, book tight and pretty much unread condition. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published January 1st by Gingko Press first published Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aaron Mcdonald rated it it was amazing Aug 19, McLuhan definitely drew attention to the medium in this book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


For any questions feel free to email us. Counterbllast Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Nameiswillis rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Lists with This Book.

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Aaron rated it liked it Sep 16, However, it is still intact and readable. It has shaped a culture in which subjective emotion predominates and experience is holistic and unrepeatable. Account Options Sign in.

Since television and the other electronic media transcends space and time, the world is becoming a global villagea community in which distance and isolation are overcome.