Networking the World, 1794-2000
By (author) Armand Mattelart
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Networking the World, 1794-2000 by Armand Mattelart
Book DescriptionIn the age of satellites and the Internet, worldwide communication has become increasingly unified amid overblown claims about the redemptive possibilities of international networks. But this rhetoric is hardly new. As Armand Mattelart demonstrates in Networking the World, 1794-2000, globalization and its attendant hype have existed since road and rail were the fastest way to move information.Mattelart plates contemporary global communication networks into historical context and shows that the networking of the world began much earlier than many assume, in the late eighteenth century. He argues that the internationalization of communication was spawned by such Enlightenment ideals as universalism and liberalism, and exmines how the development of global communications has been inextricably linked to the industrial revolution, modern warfare, and the emergence of nationalism. Throughout, Mattelart eloquently argues that discourses of better living through globalization often mask projects of political, economic, and cultural domination.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816632886
(213mm x 134mm x 8mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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