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1. TECHNOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE: i. INNIS

b)

Space-based media:  Modes of communication that can cover greater areas of space but are much less durable over time (e.g., writing on paper; sounds transmitted over airwaves)

Lead to territorial expansion, empire building, and more secular forms of power and culture

Different forms of power create different types of social division and conflict:

Struggle against elite control by those excluded        from power has resulted in shift from time- to         space-based media*

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