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The Resource Blue skies : a history of cable television, Patrick R. Parsons

Blue skies : a history of cable television, Patrick R. Parsons

Label
Blue skies : a history of cable television
Title
Blue skies
Title remainder
a history of cable television
Statement of responsibility
Patrick R. Parsons
Title variation
History of cable television
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Blue Skies is the first complete history of cable television, the most influential technology affecting the lives of almost every American. Author Patrick Parsons writes about the early days of cable--they go back farther than most people know--and the pioneers in the last half of the twentieth century whose business skills, entrepreneurial instinct, and luck all played out to give rise to the most ubiquitous technology in the country-- still outpacing computers and the internet--cable TV
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parsons, Patrick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cable television
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Cable television
  • United States
Label
Blue skies : a history of cable television, Patrick R. Parsons
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 705-766) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; 1 The Evolution of a Revolution (Origins-1930s); 2 Pioneering Efforts (1930s-1952); 3 Mom 'n' Pop Business (1951-1958); 4 Abel Cable Goes to Washington (1950-1960); 5 Cable's New Frontier (1960-1966); 6 The Wired Nation (1966-1972); 7 The Cable Fable (1972-1975); 8 The Phoenix (1975-1980); 9 Cablemania (1980-1984); 10 The Cable Boom (1985-1992); 11 The Cable Cosa Nostra (1986-1992); 12 500 Channels (1992-1996); 13 "What's Gonna Be Next?" (1997-2005); Appendices; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn316885257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 804 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781592137060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612047404
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 204740
  • 22573/ctt143h1df
  • 3d896756-f8d0-440a-95c5-8a68fead0749
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316885257
Label
Blue skies : a history of cable television, Patrick R. Parsons
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 705-766) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; 1 The Evolution of a Revolution (Origins-1930s); 2 Pioneering Efforts (1930s-1952); 3 Mom 'n' Pop Business (1951-1958); 4 Abel Cable Goes to Washington (1950-1960); 5 Cable's New Frontier (1960-1966); 6 The Wired Nation (1966-1972); 7 The Cable Fable (1972-1975); 8 The Phoenix (1975-1980); 9 Cablemania (1980-1984); 10 The Cable Boom (1985-1992); 11 The Cable Cosa Nostra (1986-1992); 12 500 Channels (1992-1996); 13 "What's Gonna Be Next?" (1997-2005); Appendices; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn316885257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 804 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781592137060
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612047404
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 204740
  • 22573/ctt143h1df
  • 3d896756-f8d0-440a-95c5-8a68fead0749
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316885257

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