ISBN 9781408842089,Writing on the Wall : Social Media

Writing on the Wall : Social Media

Author:

Tom Standage

Publisher:

Bloomsbury Pub Ltd

Rs299

Publisher

Bloomsbury Pub Ltd

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781408842089

ISBN-10 1408842084
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Social history

Today we are endlessly connected: constantly tweeting, texting or e-mailing. This may seem unprecedented, yet it is not. Throughout history, information has been spread through social networks, with far-reaching social and political effects. Writing on the Wall reveals how an elaborate network of letter exchanges forewarned of power shifts in Ciceros Rome, while the torrent of tracts circulating in sixteenth-century Germany triggered the Reformation.

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