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
Size: 29.50 MB
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This book is about those encounters -- in particular thousands of Chinese characters versus the typewriter and its QWERTY keyboard.

Programmed Inequality

Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035545
Size: 30.39 MB
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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 -- ...

Bicycle Design

Author: Tony Hadland
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262026759
Size: 77.84 MB
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An authoritative and comprehensive account of the bicycle's two-hundred-year evolution.

How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
Size: 62.73 MB
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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 ...

Plain Text

Author: Dennis Tenen
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503602346
Size: 65.51 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: 0300183585
Size: 48.49 MB
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Drawing on previously closed archives that have since been made inaccessible again, Zhou Xun offers readers, for the first time in English, access to the most vital archival documentation of the famine.

Yellow Music

Author: Andrew F. Jones
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822326946
Size: 17.24 MB
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DIVThe distribution of the gramophone and the birth of popular music, including jazz, as a part of nation-building and modernity in China./div "Jones illuminates Chinese cultural and political history from an unknown angle--that of popular ...

Publishing Culture And Power In Early Modern China

Author: Kai-wing Chow
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804733686
Size: 72.75 MB
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This path-breaking book argues that printing—both with woodblocks and with movable type—exerted a profound influence on Chinese society in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.