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Media manifestos : on the technological transmission of cultural forms

Media manifestos : on the technological transmission of cultural forms

Author: Régis Debray
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1996.
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This volume launches a new sub-discipline of the human science, "mediology". It includes a new way in which to analyze and think about the media from the city state to the Internet. It is also an  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Debray, Régis.
Media manifestos.
London ; New York : Verso, 1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Régis Debray
ISBN: 1859849725 9781859849729 1859840876 9781859840870
OCLC Number: 33972162
Language Note: Translation of: Manifestes médialogiques.
Notes: Text submitted as part of the viva, or dissertation defense, confirming the candidate's authority to direct research. Presented at the Sorbonne (Paris I) on Jan. 8, 1994.
Description: viii, 179 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: For a mediology --
I. Identity card --
Reminder --
Identity check --
Primary definitions --
By invariants and variations --
What is a mediasphere? --
II. A new turn? --
Vast misunderstanding --
Mediology generation --
Retrospective glance --
The magic of intelligence --
On a few handicaps --
Interpreting and organizing: To each his vocation --
"Medium is message": A critique's critique --
The force of forms --
III. "Ways in which we still revere" --
Emerging at the wrong place: Historical materialism --
On a few hidden precursors --
One path like any other --
IV. Toward an ecology of cultures --
Making up for delays --
For a media-ethics --
Rehabilitating technology --
Ethics under pressure --
Part Two: In defense of the image --
Images, not signs --
Disciplinary neighbors and creditors --
From essence to efficacy --
The image is not a language --
A religious materialism.
Other Titles: Manifestes médiologiques.
Responsibility: Régis Debray ; translated by Eric Rauth.
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