Marshall McLuhan


Born
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
July 21, 1911

Died
December 31, 1980

Genre

Influences


Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC, was a Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar — a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communications theorist.

McLuhan's work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory. McLuhan is known for coining the expressions "the medium is the message" and the "global village".


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The Essential Mcluhan

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Laws of Media: The New Science

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