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Geography of the Internet Industry Venture Capital, Dot-Coms, and Local Knowledge

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ISBN-10: 0631233326

ISBN-13: 9780631233329

Edition: 2005

Authors: Matthew Zook

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This groundbreaking book analyses the geography of the commercial Internet industry during the dot-com boom. It presents the first accurate map of Internet domains in the world, by country, by region, by city, and for the United States, by neighborhood. Contrary to the predictions of some futurologists, the book demonstrates the extraordinary spatial concentration of the industry and the continued relevance of geography to patterns of economic development in the twenty-first century. Based on in-depth interviews and field work in two key areas San Francisco Bay Area and New York City Matthew Zook provides a lucid and theoretically-informed argument supported by appropriate…    
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Series Editor's Preface
Uncovering the Geography of the Internet Industry
Origins and Shape of the Internet
Mapping the Internet Industry
Economic Clusters, Knowledge Management and Venture Capital
Connecting Venture Capital to the Geography of the Internet Industry
Finance and the Brokering of Knowledge
Foundation for the Dot-com Boom
Panning for Digital Gold
Dot-com Hangover?
Measuring The Internet Industry
Interview Methodology