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by Michael Ritchie

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A Prehistory of Television ...like television at its best; lively, informative, accessible and marvellously entertaining.' - Washington Post This fascinating work looks at the pioneer beginnings of TV - the medium which perhaps more than any other has defined and changed the 20th century. Covering the period 1920-1948, it deals with the inventors and pioneers, the first soaps and newscasts and although predominantly looks at the US, also covers British & European develoments'
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A Prehistory of Television ...like television at its best; lively, informative, accessible and marvellously entertaining.' - Washington Post This fascinating work looks at the pioneer beginnings of TV - the medium which perhaps more than any other has defined and changed the 20th century. Covering the period 1920-1948, it deals with the inventors and pioneers, the first soaps and newscasts and although predominantly looks at the US, also covers British & European develoments'