Early Television: A Bibliographic Guide to 1940

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Taylor & Francis, 1997 - 616 páginas
Exploring the beginnings of the most influential communications medium of all time, this work covers the history of early mechanical and later electronic means of television. It takes a chronological approach to the subject, from its theoretical conception in the late 1800s, through important market experiments just prior to World War II. Coverage is global and multilingual, with material from French, German, Russian, and English sources. Each chapter begins with a historical essay that places the period in context. After 1927, each chapter focuses on a single year. The coverage weaves together the discoveries and developments in all countries, reporting on the work of solitary inventors, as well as research teams. The text ties together annotated citations that make up the bulk of each chapter, and excerpts from important documents or eyewitness accounts. Each chapter also contains a chronology of the advances and breakthroughs during the period covered. The entire work is carefully cross-referenced and an indexed to provide easy access. Chronology. Index.
 

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Inventions and Discoveries 18171877
1
Seeing by Electricity 18781884
12
Era of Telectroscopes 18851900
24
Distant Electric Vision 19011918
37
Broadcasting and Pictures 19191924
61
Images and Promises 19251926
80
By Radio and by Wire 1927
104
A Very Good Year 1928
131
A Matter for Big Business 1933
326
High Noon of Low Definition 1934
357
Race for Success 1935
388
End of an Era 1936
436
Battle of the Systems 1937
480
International Scene 1938
512
The Video Art 1939
538
Distant View 19401995
561

Designs for Tomorrow 1929
173
On Stage 1930
209
Big Pictures and Tiny Beams 1931
250
The Derby and All That 1932
294

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