By James W. Cortada
An creation and eleven chapters describe what this knowledge surroundings appeared like, the way it developed, and the way it used to be used. for one more mammoth layer of knowledge approximately this topic the reader is directed to the special bibliographic essay at the back of this e-book. It features a narrative background, case stories within the type of sidebars, and tales illustrating key issues. Readers will locate, for instance, the tale of the way the USA postal procedure helped create latest details society, besides every little thing from books and newspapers to television, pcs, and the Internet.
The build-up to what many this present day name the knowledge Age took decades to accomplish and keeps to construct momentum. the results for the realm, and never only for the us, are as profound as any mega-trend you'll be able to establish within the background of humankind. All the Facts offers this improvement completely in an easy-to-digest structure that any lover of historical past, know-how, or the historical past of knowledge and enterprise will enjoy.
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All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870 by James W. Cortada