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Telecom nation [electronic resource] : telecommunications, computers, and governments in Canada / Laurence B. Mussio.

By: Mussio, Laurence B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (x, 307 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9780773521759; 0773521755; 9780773569140 (electronic bk.); 0773569146 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Telecommunication policy -- Canada | Computer networks -- Government policy -- Canada | Electronic books | T�el�ecommunications -- Politique gouvernementale -- Canada | R�eseaux d'ordinateurs -- Politique gouvernementale -- Canada | Kanada -- Regierung | Informationsgesellschaft | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Media & Communications | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / TelecommunicationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Telecom nation.DDC classification: 384/.0971 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. From Golden Age to Iron Cage: Telecommunications Regulation and the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada, 1945-1966 -- 2. Connecting Canada to the World: International Telecommunications Policy, 1942-1966 -- 3. Canadians and Computers: Initial Canadian Responses to the Computer, 1948-1968 -- 4. Revolution and Reaction: Telecommunications Policy, 1960-1969 -- 5. Collapse and Surrender: Telecommunications Regulation and the Canadian Transport Commission, 1967-1975 -- 6. The Politics of Technological Development: Canada, 1970-1975 -- 7. "Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?": Ottawa and the First Information Highway, 1969-1975.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-298) and index.

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1. From Golden Age to Iron Cage: Telecommunications Regulation and the Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada, 1945-1966 -- 2. Connecting Canada to the World: International Telecommunications Policy, 1942-1966 -- 3. Canadians and Computers: Initial Canadian Responses to the Computer, 1948-1968 -- 4. Revolution and Reaction: Telecommunications Policy, 1960-1969 -- 5. Collapse and Surrender: Telecommunications Regulation and the Canadian Transport Commission, 1967-1975 -- 6. The Politics of Technological Development: Canada, 1970-1975 -- 7. "Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?": Ottawa and the First Information Highway, 1969-1975.

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