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Author Hobart, Michael E., 1944-
Title Information ages : literacy, numeracy, and the computer revolution / Michael E. Hobart and Zachary S. Schiffman.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1998]
©1998

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QA76.9.C66 .H63 1998    WITHDRAWN  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QA76.9.C66 .H63 1998    WITHDRAWN  
Subject Computers and civilization.
Information technology.
Alt Name Schiffman, Zachary Sayre.
Description xiii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-294) and index.
ISBN 080185881X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 38432577
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Information Present and Past1
Pt. IThe Classical Age of Literacy 
 1Orality and the Problem of Memory11
 2Early Literacy and List Making32
 3Alphabetic Literacy and the Science of Classification62
Pt. IIThe Modern Age of Numeracy 
 4Printing and the Rupture of Classification87
 5Numeracy, Analysis, and the Reintegration of Knowledge112
 6The Analytical World Map146
Pt. IIIThe Contemporary Age of Computers 
 7Analysis Uprooted175
 8The Realm of Pure Technique201
 9Information Play235
 Conclusion: The Two Cultures and the Arrow of Time260
 Notes269
 Bibliographical Essay279
 Index295