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Inventing the Internet [electronic resource] / Janet Abbate.

By: Abbate, Janet.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Inside technology: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, c1999Description: 1 online resource (viii, 264 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0585077975 (electronic bk.); 9780585077970 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Internet -- History | Internet -- Histoire | COMPUTERS -- Web -- General | COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Intranets & Extranets | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Inventing the Internet.DDC classification: 004.67/8/09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
White heat and cold war -- Building the ARPANET -- "The most neglected element" -- From ARPANET to Internet -- The Internet in the international standards arena -- Popularizing the Internet.
Review: "In Inventing the Internet, Janet Abbate focuses on the social and cultural factors that influenced the Internet's design and use. She unfolds an often twisting tale of collaboration and conflict among a remarkable variety of players, including government and military agencies, computer scientists in academia and industry, graduate students, telecommunications companies, standards organizations, and network users."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-258) and index.

White heat and cold war -- Building the ARPANET -- "The most neglected element" -- From ARPANET to Internet -- The Internet in the international standards arena -- Popularizing the Internet.

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"In Inventing the Internet, Janet Abbate focuses on the social and cultural factors that influenced the Internet's design and use. She unfolds an often twisting tale of collaboration and conflict among a remarkable variety of players, including government and military agencies, computer scientists in academia and industry, graduate students, telecommunications companies, standards organizations, and network users."--BOOK JACKET.

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