Synopses & Reviews
In a fascinating and comprehensive intellectual history of modern communication in America, Daniel Czitrom examines the continuing contradictions between the progressive possibilities that new communications technologies offer and their use as instruments of domination and exploitation.
Czitrom has produced a significant work that should be read by all scholars interested in the historical forces that have shaped modern American society. American Historical Review
A compact, lucid guide to thinking about the media. . . . A trove of research findings and a fund of ideas. Kirkus Reviews
Among students of media, Czitrom has a refreshing lucidity. Voice Literary Supplement
About the Author
Daniel J. Czitrom is professor of history at Mount Holyoke College.