Information Tectonics Space, Place and Technology in an Electronic Age by Kenneth F. Corey

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Subjects:

  • Economic geography,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Technology: General Issues,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Human Geography,
  • Social Science / Human Geography,
  • Industrial Technology

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ContributionsMark I. Wilson (Editor, Author), Kenneth E. Corey (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9877331M
ISBN 100471984280
ISBN 109780471984283

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