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Before the Computer: IBM, NCR, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956

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Before the Computer fully explores the data processing industry in the United States from its nineteenth-century inception down to the period when the computer became its primary tool. As James Cortada describes what was once called the "office appliance industry," he challenges our view of the digital computer as a revolutionary technology. Cortada interprets reliance on computers as a development within an important segment of the American economy that was earlier represented largely by such instruments as typewriters, ...

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Before the Computer: IBM, NCR, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691630083

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Before the Computer: IBM, NCR, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956
2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691600109

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Trade paperback

Before the Computer: Ibm, Ncr, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956
2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691050454

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Before the Computer: Ibm, Ncr, Burroughs, and Remington Rand and the Industry They Created, 1865-1956
1993, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691048079

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