Textbook

Books Price Comparison (Including Amazon) - Guaranteed Lowest Prices on Books


 

Boxing Plato's Shadow: An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication (New Edition)

 
 
 
 
Boxing Plato's Shadow: An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication (New Edition)
Author: Michael Dues - Mary Brown
ISBN 13: 9780072483901
ISBN 10: 72483903
Edition: New Edition
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2003-09-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 105
List Price: N/A
 
 

Designed to introduce students to the academic discipline of Communication, this text describes the scope and methods of communication studies, and sketches its history from the work of the early sophists to contemporary research efforts. Boxing Plato’s Shadow helps explain why, despite its long and venerable history of scholarly endeavor, Communication continues to struggle for recognition of its legitimate place in the academy. Throughout, the authors emphasize the field's durability over more than two millennia and the merits of multiple systematic approaches to the study of communication.