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James Gleick, the author of the bestsellers Chaos and Genius, brings us his crowning work: a revelatory chronicle that shows how information has become the modern era's defining quality--the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world. The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike our own, when every thought and utterance vanished as soon as it was born. From the invention of scripts and alphabets to the long misunderstood "talking drums" of Africa, James Gleick tells the story of information ...

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2012, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400096237

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2012, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007225743

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2011, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375423727

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2011, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007225736

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2011, Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York

ISBN-13: 9780307914965

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2011, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007423118

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood 2011, Books on Tape

ISBN-13: 9780307914989

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