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The Resource Armchair nation : an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV, Joe Moran, (electronic resource)

Armchair nation : an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV, Joe Moran, (electronic resource)

Label
Armchair nation : an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV
Title
Armchair nation
Title remainder
an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV
Statement of responsibility
Joe Moran
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'But what does your furniture point at?' asks the character Joey in the sitcom Friends on hearing an acquaintance has no TV. It's a good question: since its beginnings during WW2, television has assumed a central role in our houses and our lives, just as satellite dishes and aerials have become features of urban skylines. Television (or 'the idiot's lantern', depending on your feelings about it) has created controversy, brought coronations and World Cups into living rooms, allowed us access to 24hr news and media and provided a thousand conversation starters. As shows come and go in popularity
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1970-
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Moran, Joe
Dewey number
302.23450941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting
Label
Armchair nation : an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV, Joe Moran, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • A glimmer on the dull grey tube
  • Closedown
  • Switching on
  • A waking dream
  • A straight pencil-mark up the sky
  • The pale flicker of the Lime Grove light
  • The invisibile focus of a million eyes
  • The dance of irrelevant shadows
  • A barrier against the silences
  • The age of warts and carbuncles
Control code
ocn855505472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847654441
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505472
Label
Armchair nation : an intimate history of Britain in front of the TV, Joe Moran, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • A glimmer on the dull grey tube
  • Closedown
  • Switching on
  • A waking dream
  • A straight pencil-mark up the sky
  • The pale flicker of the Lime Grove light
  • The invisibile focus of a million eyes
  • The dance of irrelevant shadows
  • A barrier against the silences
  • The age of warts and carbuncles
Control code
ocn855505472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847654441
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505472

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