How the future began. by Anthony Wilson

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Published by Kingfisher in New York .

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  • Telecommunication -- Juvenile literature,
  • Communication -- Juvenile literature,
  • Computers -- Juvenile literature

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Surveys the field of communication, with an emphasis on modern developments in telecommunication and the use of computers.

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Book details

Other titlesCommunication
StatementAnthony Wilson.
GenreJuvenile literature
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23263143M
ISBN 100753451794
LC Control Number98039795

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