Electric Information Age Book, The

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The Electric Information Age Book explores the nine-year window of mass-market publishing in the sixties and seventies when formerly backstage players - designers, graphic artists, editors - stepped into the spotlight to produce a series of exceptional books. Aimed squarely at the young media-savvy consumers of the "Electronic Information Age," these small, inexpensive paperbacks aimed to bring the ideas of contemporary thinkers like Marshall McLuhan, R. Buckminster Fuller, Herman Kahn, and Carl Sagan to the masses.
ISBN 9781616890346. Princeton Architectural Press.
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The Electric Information Age Book explores the nine-year window of mass-market publishing in the sixties and seventies when formerly backstage players - designers, graphic artists, editors - stepped into the spotlight to produce a series of exceptional books. Aimed squarely at the young media-savvy consumers of the "Electronic Information Age," these small, inexpensive paperbacks aimed to bring the ideas of contemporary thinkers like Marshall McLuhan, R. Buckminster Fuller, Herman Kahn, and Carl Sagan to the masses.
  • Subtitle
    McLuhan/Agnel/Fiore and the Experimental Paperback
  • Author
    Jeffrey T Schnapp and Adam Michaels
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    February 2012
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    10.8 x 17.8 cm. 216 pages
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    in stock
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    available
  • Date added
    February 2012