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Author: Richard Osborne
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2002.
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Taking the reader on a journey into the knowledge required to understand the interconnected global space created by information technology, Richard Osborne defines and explains 200 terms, words and concepts and explores their wider context.
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Genre/Form: Terms and phrases
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Osborne, Richard, 1952-
Megawords
(DLC) 2002513249
(OCoLC)50121933
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Osborne
ISBN: 9781446265260 1446265269 9781446221532 1446221539
OCLC Number: 873808326
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
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In 1976 Raymond Williams published his classic book Keywords. Richard Osborne presents Megawords a 21st century Keywords. The book is not simply a glossary, rather it is a map of the links between  Read more...

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