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- DescriptionIt would be difficult to cite any techlogical invation whose impact on the fabric of daily living has been as pervasive as that of television. Within a few decades after its invention, television was providing, literally, a window to the world.A sole inventor of television does t exist. Instead, it came about through a remarkable interaction of several hundred scientists. Interviews with the scientists whose imagination and enterprise combined to make television a reality, extensive archival research worldwide, and rare photos make this book the one definitive history and the only authoritative account.It covers early inventions, the first devices, early camera tubes, the mechanical era, the kinescope, the icoscope, and more. It provides extensive references.
- Author BiographyThe late Albert Abramson worked at CBS for over 30 years as a cameraman, videotape editor, and sound technician, and was the author of several books and articles on the history of television aside from the two-volume set from McFarland. He lived in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Author(s)Albert Abramson
- PublisherMcFarland & Co Inc
- Date of Publication15/02/2009
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Place of PublicationJefferson, NC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcFarland & Co Inc
- Content Note50 photos, glossary, bibliography, index
- Weight499 g
- Width150 mm
- Height226 mm
- Spine25 mm
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