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The visual focus of American media culture in the twentieth century

the modern era, 1893-1945

by Wiley Lee Umphlett

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media and culture -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-309) and index.

      StatementWiley Lee Umphlett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP94.65.U6 U47 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination330 p. :
      Number of Pages330
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675922M
      ISBN 10083864001X
      LC Control Number2003012706

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