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Television in the Antenna Age: A Concise History

Television in the Antenna Age: A Concise History
Author: David Marc - Robert Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780631215448
ISBN 10: 631215441
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2004-12-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 152
List Price: $44.95

Television in the Antenna Age is a brief, accessible, and engaging overview of the medium’s history and development in the US. Integrating three major concerns—television as an industry, a technology, and an art—the book is a basic primer on the complex, fascinating, and often overlooked story of television and its impact on American life.

  • Covers the entire history of American television, from its urban, middle-class beginnings in the late 40s, to the contemporary impact of new technologies and consolidated corporate.

  • Includes interview segments with industry insiders, pictures, and sidebars to illustrate important figures, trends, and events