Capitalism and communication global culture and the economics of information by Nicholas Garnham

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Newbury Park .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mass media -- Economic aspects.,
  • Mass media -- Political aspects.,
  • Marxian economics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementNicholas Garnham ; edited by Fred Inglis.
SeriesThe Media, culture & society series, Media, culture, and society series.
ContributionsInglis, Fred.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.E25 G3 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1892038M
ISBN 100803982585
LC Control Number90061353

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