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Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man

  • By: Shing-Ling Sarina Chen
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, a timeless work by Marshall McLuhan published in 1964, is a discussion of the various media and their effects on society and the individual. The book's publication transformed McLuhan from an English professor at the ...

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