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Author Wright, Alex, 1966-
Title Glut : mastering information through the ages / by Alex Wright
Imprint Washington, DC : Joseph Henry Press, c2007
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 Adult Nonfiction  020.9 WRI     AVAILABLE
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Call # 020.9 WRI
Phys. Description viii, 286 p. : ill.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Networks and hierarchies -- Family trees and the tree of life -- The ice age information explosion -- The age of alphabets -- Illuminating the dark age -- A steam engine of the mind -- The astral power station -- The encyclopedic revolution -- The moose that roared -- The industrial library -- The Web that wasn't -- Memories of the future
Subject Information organization -- History
Information storage and retrieval systems -- History
Information society -- History
ISBN 9780309102384