More books about topics in communication can be found using the Library's catalog
|Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies
||REF P 87.5 W 38 1997
|Dictionary of Media and Communication
|Encyclopedia of Communication and Information
||REF P 87.5 E 53 2001
|Encyclopedia of New Media
||REF QA 76.575 E 5368 2003
|Encyclopedia of Political Communication
||REF JA 85. E 64 2008
|Encyclopedia of Rhetoric
||REF PN 172. E 52 2001
|Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications
||REF P 87.5 D 36 2008
|From Talking Drums to the Internet: An Encyclopedia of Communications Technology
||REF P 96. T 42 G 374 1997
|History of the Mass Media in the United States: An Encyclopedia
||REF P 92. U 5 H 55 1998
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