On Video

On Video

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Though video systems are now growing ever more accessible, and practical video work is undertaken at every level of education, this is the first book-length historical and theoretical study of the medium. On Video explores video on two levels: first, it examines the relationship between technology and society; and second, it probes the connection between production methods and the communication of meaning.This was particularly true after the Stock Market crash of 1929, which led Edison to cease production of cylinders and left Brunswick open to take-over by Warner Bros, the film company which had pioneered the synchronous sound film.

Title:On Video
Author:Roy Armes
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-05-23


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