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America's information wars : the untold story of information systems in America's conflicts and politics from World War II to the internet age

Author: Colin B Burke
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book narrates the development of science and intelligence information systems and technologies in the U.S. from World War II through today. The story ranges from a description of the information systems and machines of the 1940s to the rise of a huge international science information industry, and to the 1990's Open Access-Open Culture"--
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Burke, Colin B., 1936-
America's information wars.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017047117
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin B Burke
ISBN: 9781538112465 1538112469
OCLC Number: 1023801576
Awards: Winner of ASIST Best Information Science Book of the Year 2018.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 373 pages)
Contents: Information at war with Hitler and Tojo, then with Stalin --
Cold War information policies and lives --
Information's troubled golden age to the era of access.
Other Titles: Untold story of information systems in America's conflicts and politics from World War II to the internet age
Responsibility: Colin B. Burke.

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