When Information Came of Age Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850

ISBN-10: 0195153731
ISBN-13: 9780195153736
Edition: 2002
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Description: The key to understanding our Information Age is the systems that were developed in the 18th and early 19th centuries to gather, store, transform, display and communicate information. This book identifes and analyses the systems of that era.

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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The key to understanding our Information Age is the systems that were developed in the 18th and early 19th centuries to gather, store, transform, display and communicate information. This book identifes and analyses the systems of that era.

Daniel R. Headrick is professor emeritus of social science and history at Roosevelt University. His books include "The Tools of Empire" and "The Earth and Its Peoples".

Information and its History
Organizing Information: The Language of Science
Transforming Information: The Origin of Statistics
Displaying Information: Maps and Graphs
Storing Information: Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Communicating Information: Postal and Telegraphic Systems
Information Ages, Past and Present

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