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Author Cortada, James W.
Title The digital flood : the diffusion of information technology across the U.S., Europe, and Asia / James W. Cortada.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  QA76.17 .C67 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 789 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How much computing is the in the world? -- Diffusion of computing starts in the United States -- West European deployment begins: Great Britain, France, and West Germany -- Diffusion of computing in Italy, Netherlands, and Sweden -- How Western Europe embraced information technologies -- Limits of diffusion: computing in the Soviet Union, German Democratic Republic and Eastern Europe -- Computing comes to Japan -- IT tigers of Asia: South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore -- China: embracing IT in changing times -- India and the limits of digital diffusion -- How Asia embraced information technologies -- Diffusion of information technologies: results and implications.
Subject Electronic digital computers -- History.
Electronic digital computers -- Social aspects.
Technology transfer.
ISBN 9780199921553 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199921555 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 774146284