Information History An Introduction

This is a pioneering introduction to the emergent field of information history. It explores how the contemporary values and concerns of our own information society have helped lead to a reconsideration of our history, and of what constitutes our historical understanding of information in the twenty-first century. In Information History, Toni Weller examines the historiography of information and asks how the key schools of thought have explored the concept in terms of its social, technological, economic and cultural understandings. Based on personal experiences, the author also proposes some practical applications of information history in research and university teaching, offering some suggestions as to how the field may develop based on its growth during the last decade. A ground-breaking introduction to the field of Information History Takes an interdisciplinary approach – embracing both historical, and information science research and ideology Explores the relevance of Information History to contemporary society

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  • Author : Toni Weller
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 150 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631316
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Information History - An Introduction
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
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This is a pioneering introduction to the emergent field of information history. It explores how the contemporary values and concerns of our own information society have helped lead to a reconsideration of our history, and of what constitutes our historical understanding of information in the twenty-first century. In Information History, Toni Weller examines the historiography of information and asks how the key schools of thought have explored the concept in terms of its social, technological, economic and cultural understandings. Based

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  • Release : 09 December 2010
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  • Release : 29 January 2020
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