The Resource Tantalisingly close : an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media, Imar O. de Vries

Tantalisingly close : an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media, Imar O. de Vries

Label
Tantalisingly close : an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media
Title
Tantalisingly close
Title remainder
an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media
Statement of responsibility
Imar O. de Vries
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A number of recent studies of mobile wireless communication devices focus on use values, social implications, changing norms and ethics, conversation strategies and culture-dependent domestication. De Vries proposes to venture into a more historical and comparative direction to shed light on our preoccupation with them in the first place. He constructs an expanded archaeological view of the development, marketing, and reception of communication technologies over the past 200 years, providing a comprehensive account of how persistent paradoxical desires for sublime communication have come to gi
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Vries, Imar O
Dewey number
302.231
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P90
LC item number
.D4 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
MediaMatters series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media
  • Mobile communication systems
  • Wireless communication systems
  • Archaeology
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Social Science
  • Technology & Engineering
Label
Tantalisingly close : an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media, Imar O. de Vries
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46mtc3
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Venturing into the familiar unknown; 1. Discourses of progress and utopia; 2. Communication ideals, communication woes -- Part 2. Where angels speak; 3. The rise ... and rise of mediatechnology; 4. Mobile communication dreams
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048514915
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9789089643544
  • ebc870638
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)787844427
  • (OCoLC)ocn787844427
Label
Tantalisingly close : an archaeology of communication desires in discourses of mobile wireless media, Imar O. de Vries
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46mtc3
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Venturing into the familiar unknown; 1. Discourses of progress and utopia; 2. Communication ideals, communication woes -- Part 2. Where angels speak; 3. The rise ... and rise of mediatechnology; 4. Mobile communication dreams
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048514915
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9789089643544
  • ebc870638
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)787844427
  • (OCoLC)ocn787844427

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