By James W. Cortada
An advent and eleven chapters describe what this data environment appeared like, the way it developed, and the way it was once used. for an additional sizeable layer of data approximately this topic the reader is directed to the specified bibliographic essay behind this e-book. It contains a narrative historical past, case experiences within the kind of sidebars, and tales illustrating key issues. Readers will locate, for instance, the tale of ways the USA postal process helped create latest info society, in addition to every thing from books and newspapers to television, pcs, and the Internet.
The build-up to what many this present day name the knowledge Age took decades to accomplish and keeps to construct momentum. the consequences for the area, and never only for the U.S., are as profound as any mega-trend you may establish within the background of humankind. All the Facts provides this improvement completely in an easy-to-digest layout that any lover of historical past, expertise, or the background of data and enterprise will enjoy.
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All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870 by James W. Cortada