The Illustrated Story of Copyright

Samuels takes copyright, commonly perceived to be difficult subject, and gives it a fresh and engaging edge. The Illustrated Story of Copyright is an essential tool to navigate the complex partnership of creativity and property rights.

The Illustrated Story of Copyright

The Illustrated Story of Copyright

The story of copyright is the history of the entertainment industry, including books, music, movies, television, computers, and the internet. Since its inception in America 210 years ago, copyright law has been the primary protector of the right of authors. Over the course of its history, however, myriad technology developments have produced constant pressure on the law, forcing copyright to adapt or expand to accommodate our creations. In The Illustrated Story of Copyright, Professor Edward Samuels explains in a straightforward and colorful style the history and intricacies of copyright. From the printing press to the photocopying machine, the phonograph to MP3, this comprehensive guide explains the basic principles of copyright law and brings to life the relevant copyright technologies. Samuels takes copyright, commonly perceived to be difficult subject, and gives it a fresh and engaging edge. The Illustrated Story of Copyright is an essential tool to navigate the complex partnership of creativity and property rights.

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The Illustrated Story of Copyright
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Edward Samuels
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-22 - Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

The story of copyright is the history of the entertainment industry, including books, music, movies, television, computers, and the internet. Since its inception in America 210 years ago, copyright law has been the primary protector of the right of authors. Over the course of its history, however, myriad technology developments
The Illustrated Story of Copyright
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Samuels
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

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Record Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Kyle Barnett
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-26 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Tracing the cultural, technological, and economic shifts that shaped the transformation of the recording industry
Democracy of Sound
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Alex Sayf Cummings
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

It was a time when music fans copied and traded recordings without permission. An outraged music industry pushed Congress to pass anti-piracy legislation. Yes, that time is now; it was also the era of Napster in the 1990s, of cassette tapes in the 1970s, of reel-to-reel tapes in the 1950s,
The Illustrated Story of Art
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: DK
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-02 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Experience the uplifting power of art on this breathtaking visual tour of 2,500 paintings and sculptures created by more than 700 artists from Michelangelo to Damien Hirst. This beautiful book brings you the very best of world art from cave paintings to Neoexpressionism. Enjoy iconic must-see works, such as Leonardo

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