Marshall Poe: A History of Communications: Media and Society from the Evolution of Speech to the Internet–Videos

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Introduction: Media Causes and Media Effects

Homo loquens: Humanity in the Age of Speech and Memory

Homo scriptor: Humanity in the Age of Manuscripts

Homo lector: Humanity in the Age of Print

Homo videns: Humanity in the Age of AudioVisual Media

Homo somnians: Humanity in the Age of the Internet

Conclusion: Media and Human Well-Being

Background Articles and Videos

Marshall Poe

“…Marshall Tillbrook Poe (born December 29, 1961) is an American writer and historian. He is a member of the Department of History at the University of Iowa,[1] and a visiting professor at Eastern Michigan University for the 2007-8 academic year.[2]

Poe is the author or editor of a number of books on early modern Russia, and the founder and editor of MemoryArchive, a universal wiki-type archive of contemporary memoirs he began with his students at American University in 2005. There he has contributed numerous personal accounts of his own, from playing basketball with Barack Obama, to stumbling onto a Dennis Rader (the infamous BTK killer) crime scene. He has also become known for his commentary on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia. …”

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