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The technological revolution, Scott Barbour, book editor

Label
The technological revolution
Title
The technological revolution
Statement of responsibility
Scott Barbour, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an overview of the technological revolution, and features a selection of primary and secondary documents that provide insight into major developments of the era, each preceded by a brief summary. Arranged chronologically with an index and bibliography
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909.82/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D860
LC item number
.T363 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barbour, Scott
Series statement
World history by era
Series volume
v. 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World politics
  • Technology
  • National security
  • Globalization
  • Terrorism
  • Computers
  • Computers
  • Globalization
  • National security
  • Technology
  • Terrorism
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • Technology
  • National security
  • Terrorism
  • Computers
Label
The technological revolution, Scott Barbour, book editor
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword -- Introduction -- Early 1980s: Political crisis, solidarity, and technological progress: 1980 Moscow Olympic boycott / Christopher R. Hill -- Failed Iranian hostage rescue mission / Gary Sick -- Reagan revolution / Rowland Evans and Robert Novak -- Death of a Beatle / Allan J. Mayer, Susan Agrest, and Jacob Young -- Emergence of the AIDS epidemic / Douglas A. Feldman and Julia Wang Miller -- Birth of the personal computer / Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray -- Martial law in Poland / Neal Ascherson -- Ronald Reagan announces "Star Wars" / Ronald Reagan -- Late 1980s: Disaster, scandal, and conflict: Tragedy in space: Challenger explosion / Claudia Glenn Dowling -- Nuclear nightmare: Chernobyl disaster / Nigel Hawkes et al. -- Scandal in the White House: Iran/Contra affair / Lawrence E. Walsh -- Step toward nuclear disarmament: Signing the INF treaty / Mikhail Gorbachev -- Intifada: Palestinian uprising and the Israeli response / Phil Marshall -- "I am still alive": Tiananmen Square protests / Chai Ling -- Obscenity vs. censorship: Debate over arts funding in America / Miriam Horn and Andy Plattner -- Crack cocaine and gangsta rap / Nelson George -- Communism falters in Eastern Europe: Revolutions of 1989: Tearing down the Berlin Wall / Robert Darnton -- Velvet revolution: Democracy comes to Czechoslovakia / Vaclav Havel -- Bringing down Ceausescu: Revolt in Romania / Martyn Rady -- Early 1990s: Competing forces for liberation and aggression: Freedom in South Africa / Nelson Mandela -- Operation Desert Storm: War in the Persian Gulf / George Bush -- Collapse of the Soviet Union / Bernard Gwertzman -- War in Bosnia / Carole Rogel -- Los Angeles riots and the plight of the inner city / Maxine Waters -- Toni Morrison wins the Nobel Prize / Gail Caldwell -- Genocide in Rwanda / Alain Destexhe -- Voice of a generation is lost: Suicide of Kurt Cobain / Robert Hilburn -- Growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web / J. Neil Weintraut -- Christo wraps the reichstag / Wieland Schmied -- Toward a new millennium: Late 1990s: Afghanistan in turmoil: Rise of the Taliban / Peter Marsden -- Scientific breakthrough: Cloning of an adult mammal / National Bioethics Advisory Commission -- Passing of a beat generation icon: Allen Ginsberg dies / Robert Scheer
  • Death of Princess Diana / Charles Spencer -- Pope visits Cuba / Anna Husarska -- Toward peace in Northern Ireland / Tony Blair -- India and Pakistan develop nuclear weapons / Jaswant Singh -- Trouble in the White House: Impeachment of Bill Clinton / Henry Hyde -- NATO bombs Serbia / Ivo H. Daalder and Michael E. O'Hanlon -- World's population reaches six billion / Linda Feldmann et al. -- How we rang in 2000 / Sharon Begley -- Chronology -- For further research -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036967358
Label
The technological revolution, Scott Barbour, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword -- Introduction -- Early 1980s: Political crisis, solidarity, and technological progress: 1980 Moscow Olympic boycott / Christopher R. Hill -- Failed Iranian hostage rescue mission / Gary Sick -- Reagan revolution / Rowland Evans and Robert Novak -- Death of a Beatle / Allan J. Mayer, Susan Agrest, and Jacob Young -- Emergence of the AIDS epidemic / Douglas A. Feldman and Julia Wang Miller -- Birth of the personal computer / Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray -- Martial law in Poland / Neal Ascherson -- Ronald Reagan announces "Star Wars" / Ronald Reagan -- Late 1980s: Disaster, scandal, and conflict: Tragedy in space: Challenger explosion / Claudia Glenn Dowling -- Nuclear nightmare: Chernobyl disaster / Nigel Hawkes et al. -- Scandal in the White House: Iran/Contra affair / Lawrence E. Walsh -- Step toward nuclear disarmament: Signing the INF treaty / Mikhail Gorbachev -- Intifada: Palestinian uprising and the Israeli response / Phil Marshall -- "I am still alive": Tiananmen Square protests / Chai Ling -- Obscenity vs. censorship: Debate over arts funding in America / Miriam Horn and Andy Plattner -- Crack cocaine and gangsta rap / Nelson George -- Communism falters in Eastern Europe: Revolutions of 1989: Tearing down the Berlin Wall / Robert Darnton -- Velvet revolution: Democracy comes to Czechoslovakia / Vaclav Havel -- Bringing down Ceausescu: Revolt in Romania / Martyn Rady -- Early 1990s: Competing forces for liberation and aggression: Freedom in South Africa / Nelson Mandela -- Operation Desert Storm: War in the Persian Gulf / George Bush -- Collapse of the Soviet Union / Bernard Gwertzman -- War in Bosnia / Carole Rogel -- Los Angeles riots and the plight of the inner city / Maxine Waters -- Toni Morrison wins the Nobel Prize / Gail Caldwell -- Genocide in Rwanda / Alain Destexhe -- Voice of a generation is lost: Suicide of Kurt Cobain / Robert Hilburn -- Growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web / J. Neil Weintraut -- Christo wraps the reichstag / Wieland Schmied -- Toward a new millennium: Late 1990s: Afghanistan in turmoil: Rise of the Taliban / Peter Marsden -- Scientific breakthrough: Cloning of an adult mammal / National Bioethics Advisory Commission -- Passing of a beat generation icon: Allen Ginsberg dies / Robert Scheer
  • Death of Princess Diana / Charles Spencer -- Pope visits Cuba / Anna Husarska -- Toward peace in Northern Ireland / Tony Blair -- India and Pakistan develop nuclear weapons / Jaswant Singh -- Trouble in the White House: Impeachment of Bill Clinton / Henry Hyde -- NATO bombs Serbia / Ivo H. Daalder and Michael E. O'Hanlon -- World's population reaches six billion / Linda Feldmann et al. -- How we rang in 2000 / Sharon Begley -- Chronology -- For further research -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (320 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036967358

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