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A Brief History of Computing
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Publication date January 25, 2008
Pages 272
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781849967259
ISBN-10 1849967253
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
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Original list price $39.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This comprehensive book provides an introduction into the key topics in the history of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise manner. It does not require studies in computer science in order to be understood and appreciated. The book covers significant areas and events in the field from the beginnings of computation in 3000B.C. through to the present day. Helpful pedagogical elements such as exercises and chapter summaries are included. Focusing on the fundamental areas in the computing field, this clearly written and broad-ranging text will catch the attention and greatly benefit computer science students.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781447123583 Book cover for 9781848000834
 
2 edition from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (March 6, 2012)
9781447123583 | details & prices | 260 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $49.99
About: This lively and fascinating text traces the key developments in computation – from 3000 B.
from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (January 25, 2008)
9781848000834 | details & prices | 245 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $39.95
About: This comprehensive book provides an introduction into the key topics in the history of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise manner.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781447159605 Book cover for 9781849967259
 
2 edition from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (April 13, 2014)
9781447159605 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $49.99
About: This concise, easy-to-follow book introduces key topics in the history of computing from 3000 B.
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from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (January 25, 2008)
9781849967259 | details & prices | 272 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $39.95
About: This comprehensive book provides an introduction into the key topics in the history of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise manner.

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