By Marshall McLuhan

Since its first visual appeal in 1962, the impression of The Gutenberg Galaxy has been felt world wide. It gave us the idea that of the worldwide village; that word has now been translated, besides the remainder of the booklet, into twelve languages, from jap to Serbo-Croat. It helped determine Marshall McLuhan because the unique 'media guru.' greater than 200,000 copies are in print. The reissue of this landmark publication displays the continued significance of McLuhan's paintings for modern readers.

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