Television in the Antenna Age

A Concise History

David Marc, Robert J Thompson

Research output: Book/ReportBook

5 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages137
ISBN (Print)9780631215431
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 21 2008

Fingerprint

television
history
industry
middle class
new technology
art
event
trend
interview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

Cite this

Television in the Antenna Age : A Concise History. / Marc, David; Thompson, Robert J.

Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008. 137 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Marc, David ; Thompson, Robert J. / Television in the Antenna Age : A Concise History. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2008. 137 p.
@book{2af54e05f5b242cc98e105bee242b0c8,
title = "Television in the Antenna Age: A Concise History",
abstract = "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.",
author = "David Marc and Thompson, {Robert J}",
year = "2008",
month = "4",
day = "21",
doi = "10.1002/9780470775745",
language = "English (US)",
isbn = "9780631215431",
publisher = "Blackwell Publishing Ltd",

}

TY - BOOK

T1 - Television in the Antenna Age

T2 - A Concise History

AU - Marc, David

AU - Thompson, Robert J

PY - 2008/4/21

Y1 - 2008/4/21

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84889379803&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84889379803&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1002/9780470775745

DO - 10.1002/9780470775745

M3 - Book

SN - 9780631215431

BT - Television in the Antenna Age

PB - Blackwell Publishing Ltd

ER -