The Networked Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England

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In The Networked Wilderness , Matt Cohen examines communications systems in early New England and finds that, surprisingly, struggles over information technology were as important as theology, guns, germs, or steel in shaping the early colonization of North America. Colonists in New England have generally been viewed as immersed in a Protestant culture of piety and alphabetic literacy. At the same time, many scholars have insisted that the culture of the indigenous peoples of the region was a predominantly oral culture. ...

The Networked Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England 2009, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816660988

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The Networked Wilderness: Communicating in Early New England 2009, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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