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A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present

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A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present - Chandler, Alfred D, Jr. (Editor), and Cortada, James W (Editor)
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This book makes the startling case that North Americans were getting on the "information highway" as early as the 1700's, and have been using it as a critical building block of their social, economic, and political world ever since. By the time of the founding of the United States, there was a postal system and roads for the distribution of mail, copyright laws to protect intellectual property, and newspapers, books, and broadsides to bring information to a populace that was building a nation on the basis of an informed ...

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A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present 2003, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195128147

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A Nation Transformed by Information: How Information Has Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195127010

Hardcover