First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor&Francis, an informa company.
BooknewsOffers a new model of technology innovation that includes a diffusion phase specific to interpersonal communication technologies, and uses it to chronicle how the telegraph dramatically altered society's ability to control information processing. Finds a prototype for the innovation and diffusion of subsequent communication technology such as the telephone, facsimile machines, and the Internet. Revised from a Ph.D. dissertation for the City University of New York; no date noted. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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