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Understanding media

Marshall McLuhan

Understanding media

extensions of man

by Marshall McLuhan

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Published by Sphere Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published by Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1964.

StatementMarshall McLuhan.
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Open LibraryOL21868109M


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