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Published: 11 September 2012

816 Pages | 10 b/w line

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199921553

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The Digital Flood

The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Dr. James W. Cortada

  • Provides the first comprehensive overview of European computing history, and compares that experience with those of the United States and the Pacific Rim nations
  • Brings considerable new information, especially insights from IBM's Corporate Archives which provide data on dozens of nations
  • Offers detailed country histories for all the major users in the world, such as India, China, Japan, the Asian Tigers, France, Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, and the United States among others
  • Provides the most complete bibliographic overview of the literature on the history of computing's diffusion and very detailed documentation and citations

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