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5 edition of What"s the Matter with the Internet? found in the catalog.

What"s the Matter with the Internet?

by Mark Poster

  • 83 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Internet - General,
  • Computers And Society,
  • Culture,
  • Computers,
  • Computer - Internet,
  • Sociology,
  • Social aspects,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Aspects - General,
  • Computer Science,
  • Internet

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070568M
    ISBN 100816638349
    ISBN 109780816638345

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