Parchment, Printing, and Hypermedia: Communication and World Order Transformation / Edition 1

Parchment, Printing, and Hypermedia: Communication and World Order Transformation / Edition 1

by Ronald Deibert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231107137

ISBN-13: 9780231107136

Pub. Date: 09/22/1997

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Interweaving media theory and historical analysis, this book explores the effect new digital-telecommunication technologies, which Deibert calls hypermedia, will have on the distribution of political power in the next century. Deibert tracks the transformation of Europe from the medieval to the modern and then turns to the hypermedia age, where new digital

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Interweaving media theory and historical analysis, this book explores the effect new digital-telecommunication technologies, which Deibert calls hypermedia, will have on the distribution of political power in the next century. Deibert tracks the transformation of Europe from the medieval to the modern and then turns to the hypermedia age, where new digital technologies such as the Internet, encryption, and high-resolution satellite imaging favor nonterritorial institutions and communities, shifting political authority and policymaking from individual nations to transnational corporations, global financial markets, and nongovernmental organizations and activists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231107136
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
09/22/1997
Series:
New Directions in World Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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