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The Resource From Milton to McLuhan : the ideas behind American journalism, J. Herbert Altschull

From Milton to McLuhan : the ideas behind American journalism, J. Herbert Altschull

Label
From Milton to McLuhan : the ideas behind American journalism
Title
From Milton to McLuhan
Title remainder
the ideas behind American journalism
Statement of responsibility
J. Herbert Altschull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This brilliantly conceived text explores the philosophical foundations of journalism from the libertarian polemics of John Milton in 17th-century England through the controversial essays of 20th-century media prophet Marshall McLuhan and demonstrates how American journalist have been indelibly influenced by an evolving intellectual tradition
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Altschull, J. Herbert
Dewey number
070.4/01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4731
LC item number
.A389 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalism
  • Freedom of the press
  • Journalism
  • Journalisme
  • Liberté de la presse
  • Journalisme
  • Journalistiek
  • Politieke filosofie
  • Journalismus
  • Philosophie
  • Geschichte
  • Journalist
  • Ideengeschichte
  • Journalistiek
  • Politieke filosofie
  • USA
Label
From Milton to McLuhan : the ideas behind American journalism, J. Herbert Altschull
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-440) 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
Part 1 : journalism and the study of philosophy -- Part 2 : the English libertarians and the theory of liberty -- Part 3 : the French, society, and the power of feelings -- Part 4 : the American belief system arises -- Part 5 : weighing the individual against society : the paradox of democracy -- Part 6 : the mass society : capitalism and Darwinism -- Part 7 : the pragmatic Americans : reform and democracy -- Part 8 : the investigative role of the American journalist -- Part 9 : an ideology without an ideology -- Part 10 : the "skeptical" adversaries
Control code
21196494
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 447 pages
Isbn
9780582285620
Lccn
90030932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1312015
Label
From Milton to McLuhan : the ideas behind American journalism, J. Herbert Altschull
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-440) 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
Part 1 : journalism and the study of philosophy -- Part 2 : the English libertarians and the theory of liberty -- Part 3 : the French, society, and the power of feelings -- Part 4 : the American belief system arises -- Part 5 : weighing the individual against society : the paradox of democracy -- Part 6 : the mass society : capitalism and Darwinism -- Part 7 : the pragmatic Americans : reform and democracy -- Part 8 : the investigative role of the American journalist -- Part 9 : an ideology without an ideology -- Part 10 : the "skeptical" adversaries
Control code
21196494
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 447 pages
Isbn
9780582285620
Lccn
90030932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1312015

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