At the time of his death in 1984, political scientist Pool (late of MIT) had almost completed this vision of a new world resulting from the social and political consequences of communications technology. It was edited into its final form by Eli Noam of Columbia University. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORIn the crucial second decade of the century, phone companies were one of the main sources of information for new urban plans. The Bell ... By 1897 the national phone directory had become too big a book and gave way to local directories.
|Title||:||Technologies Without Boundaries : on Telecommunications in a Global Age|
|Author||:||Ithiel de Sola Pool, Eli M. Noam|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 1990-01-01|