Masters of the Word
How Media Shaped History, From the Alphabet to the InternetBook - 2013
From the birth of writing in Mesopotamia to the technologies of today, documents the technology of media - a revolutionary tool that allowed rulers to extend their control far and wide, giving rise to the world's first empires.
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 420 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm