Parchment, Printing, and Hypermedia: Communication and World Order Transformation
Interweaving media theory and historical analysis, this book explores the effect new digital-telecommunication technologies, which Deibert calls hypermedia, will have on the distribution of political power in the next century. Deibert tracks the transformation of Europe from the medieval to the modern and then turns to the hypermedia age, where new digital technologies such as the Internet, encryption, and high-resolution satellite imaging favor nonterritorial institutions and communities, shifting political authority and policymaking from individual nations to transnational corporations, global financial markets, and nongovernmental organizations and activists.
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Parchment, Printing, and Hypermedia: Communication in World Order Transformation
Ronald J. Deibert,Ronald Deibert
No preview available - 1997
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