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The Resource Computer : a history of the information machine, Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey R. Yost

Computer : a history of the information machine, Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey R. Yost

Label
Computer : a history of the information machine
Title
Computer
Title remainder
a history of the information machine
Statement of responsibility
Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey R. Yost
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry's development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself--beginning with Charles Babbage's 1833 mechanical prototype--but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Campbell-Kelly, Martin
Dewey number
004
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA76.17
LC item number
.C36 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aspray, William
  • Ensmenger, Nathan
  • Yost, Jeffrey R
Series statement
The Sloan technology series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computers
  • Electronic data processing
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Computers
  • Electronic data processing
  • Computer
  • Informationstechnik
  • Computerindustrie
  • Computers
  • Dataprocessing
Label
Computer : a history of the information machine, Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey R. Yost
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface to the Third Edition; Introduction; Part One: BEFORE THE COMPUTER; 1. When Computers Were People; 2. The Mechanical Office; 3. Babbage's Dream Comes True; Part Two: CREATING THE COMPUTER; 4. Inventing the Computer; Photo: From Babbage's Difference Engine to System/360; 5. The Computer Becomes a Business Machine; 6. The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM; Part Three: INNOATION AND EXPANSION; 7. Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind; 8. Software; Photo: From Sage to the Internet; 9. New Modes of Computing; Part Four: GETTING PERSONAL
  • 10. The Shaping of the Personal Computer11. Broadening the Appeal; 12. The Internet; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
851970532
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813345918
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • YBP10838989
  • 10.4324/9780429495373
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b129662d-d7d3-43bd-89fc-426d24bfe55b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851970532
Label
Computer : a history of the information machine, Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey R. Yost
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface to the Third Edition; Introduction; Part One: BEFORE THE COMPUTER; 1. When Computers Were People; 2. The Mechanical Office; 3. Babbage's Dream Comes True; Part Two: CREATING THE COMPUTER; 4. Inventing the Computer; Photo: From Babbage's Difference Engine to System/360; 5. The Computer Becomes a Business Machine; 6. The Maturing of the Mainframe: The Rise of IBM; Part Three: INNOATION AND EXPANSION; 7. Real Time: Reaping the Whirlwind; 8. Software; Photo: From Sage to the Internet; 9. New Modes of Computing; Part Four: GETTING PERSONAL
  • 10. The Shaping of the Personal Computer11. Broadening the Appeal; 12. The Internet; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
851970532
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813345918
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • YBP10838989
  • 10.4324/9780429495373
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b129662d-d7d3-43bd-89fc-426d24bfe55b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851970532

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