ISBN-10:
1847207901
ISBN-13:
9781847207906
Pub. Date:
07/31/2008
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Information Revolutions in the History of the West

Information Revolutions in the History of the West

by Leonard Dudley

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ISBN-13: 9781847207906
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/31/2008
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Leonard Dudley, Professor of Economics, Université de Montréal, Canada

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface Introduction Part I: The Contractual Revolution 1. Words and the Man 2. The Ring of Cities Part II: The Consensual Revolution 3. The Counter-Attack of the Clones 4. King, Lords and Commons Part III: The Pre-emptive Revolution 5. Printing with Steam 6. Instant Information Part IV: The Prescriptive Revolution 7. The Circulation War 8. The Self-fulfilling Prophecy Part V: Another Contractual Revolution 9. The Decentralization of Desire Conclusion Epilogue References Index

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