The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036363
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Incompatible with modernity -- Puzzling Chinese -- Radical machines -- What do you call a typewriter with no keys?

The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026234078X
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
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Introduction: Britain's computer "revolution" -- War machines : women's computing work and the underpinnings of the data-driven state 1930-1946 -- Peacetime data processing : institutionalizing a feminized machine underclass 1946-1954 -- ...

Minitel

Author: Julien Mailland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036223
Size: 75.43 MB
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With this volume, Julien Mailland and Kevin Driscoll offer the first scholarly book in English on Minitel, examining it as both a technical system and a cultural phenomenon.

Critical Han Studies

Author: Thomas Mullaney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520289757
Size: 40.76 MB
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In this pathbreaking volume, a multidisciplinary group of scholars examine this ambiguous identity, one that shares features with, but cannot be subsumed under, existing notions of ethnicity, culture, race, nationality, and civilization. ...

Bicycle Design

Author: Tony Hadland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262026759
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An authoritative and comprehensive account of the bicycle's two-hundred-year evolution.

Plain Text

Author: Dennis Tenen
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503602346
Size: 10.16 MB
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This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information in the digital age.

The Great Famine In China 1958 1962

Author: Xun Zhou
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300175183
Size: 33.22 MB
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Drawing on previously closed archives that have since been made inaccessible again, this volume contains the most crucial primary documents concerning the fate of the Chinese peasantry between 1957 and 1962, covering everything from ...