All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870
Mega Sale! Free Shipping Included! Save 24% on the All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870 by Oxford University Press at Translate This Blog. MPN: 9780190460679. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. All the Facts presents a history of the role of information in the United States since 1870, when the nation began a nearly 150-year period of
An introduction and 11 chapters describe what this information ecosystem looked like, how it evolved, and how it was used. For another vast layer of information about this subject the reader is directed to the detailed bibliographic essay in the back of this book. It includes a narrative history, case studies in the form of sidebars, and stories illustrating key points. Readers will find, for example, the story of how the US postal system helped create today's information society, along with everything from books and newspapers to TV, computers, and the Internet.
The build-up to what many today call the Information Age took a long time to achieve and continues to build momentum. The implications for the world, and not just for the United States, are as profound as any mega-trend one could identify in the history of humankind. All the Facts presents this development thoroughly in an easy-to-digest format that any lover of history, technology, or the history of information and business will enjoy.
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