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Published by Mayfield Pub. Co. in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Mass media -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Mass media -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Alan Wells.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM258 .W4 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 515 p. :
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4750210M
ISBN 100874844304
LC Control Number78071609

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