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The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date March 1, 2000
Pages 351
Binding Paperback
Edition 3 sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780130308528
ISBN-10 0130308528
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 9 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
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Original list price $42.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Although it requires no technical background and absolutely no mathematics, The Internet Book explains computer networking and the Internet. In addition to covering the most well-known applications such as the World Wide Web and electronic commerce, the book describes how underlying technologies -- such as cable modems -- are used to deliver Internet services.

Everyone can understand this book because all technical details are explained using analogies to everyday life.

If you want to understand the Internet, but do not have a strong background in science or engineering, this book is for you.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780130308528 Book cover for 9780131515659 Book cover for 9780138901615
 
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3 sub edition from Prentice Hall (March 1, 2000)
9780130308528 | details & prices | 351 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $42.00
About: Although it requires no technical background and absolutely no mathematics, The Internet Book explains computer networking and the Internet.
With Jodorowsky, Boucq | 2nd edition from Prentice Hall Ptr (June 1, 1997)
9780138901615 | details & prices | 327 pages | 7.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $32.20
This edition also contains Bouncer 6 La viuda negra/ The Black Widow
About: This revision of a bestseller is ideal as either an introductory Internet textbook that assumes no technical background or as a highly accurate, clearly written, very understandable professional overview of Internet/Networking technology and applications; written by leading Internet authority, teacher researcher, Doug Comer.
With Wayne Goddard | from Prentice Hall Ptr (August 1, 1994)
9780131515659 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $25.95
This edition also contains Introducing the Theory of Computation
About: Describes the history and nature of the Internet, tells how to use it to find information, and discusses Internet features and services

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