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Author Godfrey, Donald G., author

Title C. Francis Jenkins, pioneer of film and television / Donald G. Godfrey
Published Urbana [Illinois] : University of Illinois Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages) : illustrations
Series History of Communication
History of communication.
Contents ""Title""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Prologue""; ""Chapter 1. Jenkins' Heritage and Youth""; ""Chapter 2. Early Film Experiments""; ""Chapter 3. A Lifetime of Struggle""; ""Chapter 4. Jenkins' Motion Pictures""; ""Chapter 5. Founding the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers""; ""Chapter 6. Visionary Entrepreneur""; ""Chapter 7. RadioVision: The Genesis and Promotion""; ""Chapter 8. Radio Pictures: Going Operational""; ""Chapter 9. Television: Seeing by Electricity""; ""Chapter 10. The Eyes of Radio""; ""Chapter 11. The Jenkins Television Corporation""
""Chapter 12. American Visionary""""Epilogue""; ""Appendix A.U.S. Patents Issued to C. Francis Jenkins""; ""Appendix B. Selected Jenkins Patents Referenced in Modern Patent Applications""; ""Notes""; ""A Selected Research Bibliography""; ""Index""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jenkins, C. Francis (Charles Francis), 1867-1934.
Cinematographers -- United States -- Biography.
Cinematography -- History.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Television -- Biography.
Television -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0252096150 (e-book)
9780252096150 (e-book)
Other Titles Charles Francis Jenkins, pioneer of film and television