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A brief history of the future : the origins of the Internet

Author: John Naughton
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1999 marks the 30th anniversary of the Internet. John Naughton writes about this remarkable feature of modern life in much the same way that Nick Hornby writes about football. The book is witty, insightful and based upon his own experiences.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Naughton
ISBN: 075381093X 9780753810934
OCLC Number: 44154042
Notes: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
Awards: Short-listed for Aventis Prizes for Science Books: General Prize 2000
Short-listed for Aventis Prize for Science Books 2000
Description: xvii, 332 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: John Naughton.

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