ATG Book of the Week: Information History in the Modern World

ATG Book of the Week – April 11, 2011

Information History in the Modern World: Histories of the Information Age. Edited by Toni Weller. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 211 pages. 0333693531 (paper).

Information has a rich but under-explored history. This book situates the concept of information in varying historical contexts since the 18th century. Toni Weller is senior lecturer in History at DeMontfort University and editor of the international journal Library and Information History.

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