Final Exam Study Guide
Make sure you can succinctly define each term or concept and offer an example from the
second half of the course (lecture and/or readings). While these exact terms may not
appear in the definitions section of the exam, they will hel
Zoetrope: an "optical toy"
-circle with pictures inside, slits in container, spin wheel (it was an early form
projection). Credited to William Horner in 1833.
Persistence of Vision: considered inaccurate now.
-it was the idea that an a
Business cards: The memorable aid for a rising office culture
In the wake of World War II, New York City rose to rival the great cities of Europe as
one of the biggest and most important metropolises. The Great Depression that preceded the
war had left ma
Islamic Art Met Assignment
I selected the Incense Burner of Amit Saif al-Dunya wa'l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi. This
is a piece of metal work from Iran that dates back to the year 1182 AD. It is made of bronze and is
rather large, standing at a little mo
Final Review Questions
What was the significance of the turn to radio?
Socially constructed radio as a broadcast medium.
What was the significance of "simultaneous listening" in the Network Era?
Radiating culture: the Americanization and assimilation of c
Changing Domestic Practices:
A Study of the Kitchen Extension Phone
When one thinks about the birth of the telephonic age, the household kitchen may not
come to mind. However the kitchen extension phone, which gained popularity in the mid to late