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Prologue to a farce [electronic resource] : communication and democracy in America / Mark Lloyd.

Author/Creator:
Lloyd, Mark.
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (354 p.)
Series:
History of communication.
The history of communication
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Subjects:
Communication policy -- United States -- History.
Democracy -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""front cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I. Communications and Democracy in America""; ""1. The Challenge of American Democracy""; ""2. The Role of Communications in the Democratic Experiment""; ""Part II. A Brief History of U.S. Communications Policy""; ""3. The Break: The Telegraph from Jackson to Hayes (1830-1876)""; ""4. The Telephone and the Trusts (1876-1900)""; ""5. From Roosevelt to Roosevelt: Wireless and Radio (1900-1934)""; ""6. From Truman to Eisenhower: The Birth of Television (1935-1959)""
""7. Kennedy, Johnson, and Satellites (1960-1968)""""8. From Nixon to Reagan: Backlash and Cable (1968-1991)""; ""9. The Internet: Communications Policy in the Clinton Era (1992-2000)""; ""10. The End of History""; ""Part III. Reclaiming Our Republic""; ""11. A Few Lessons""; ""12. Reclaiming Our Republic""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""back cover""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-327) and index.
ISBN:
1-283-58339-9
9786613895844
0-252-09175-2
OCLC:
842266392