The Resource Documents that changed the way we live, Joseph Janes

Documents that changed the way we live, Joseph Janes

Label
Documents that changed the way we live
Title
Documents that changed the way we live
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Janes
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents are milestones and markers of human activity, part of who and what we are. Our story can be told through the objects, profound and trivial, famous and forgotten, by which we remember and are remembered. Documents That Changed the Way We Live examines dozens of compelling stories that describe these documents; their creation, motivation, influence, importance, historical and social context, provenance; and their connections to contemporary information objects, technologies, and trends
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.09821
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Documents that changed the way we live, Joseph Janes
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Documents that changed the way we live, Joseph Janes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Gregorian Calendar, 1582/Gutenberg Indulgence, 1454 -- Exaltation of Inanna, c2300 BCE -- Rosetta Stone, 196 BCE -- Donation of Constantine, c750 -- Liber Abaci (Arabic numerals), 1202 -- Annals of the world, 1650 -- Philosophical transactions, 1665 -- The Riot Act, 1714 -- Declaration of Independence deleted passage, 1776 -- What is the Third Estate?, 1789 -- The Star-Spangled Banner, 1814 -- Webster's Dictionary, 1828 -- The Book of Mormon, 1830 -- First women's college diploma, 1840 -- John Snow's cholera map, 1854 -- Rules of Association Football (soccer), 1863 -- Alaska Purchase check, 1868 -- Robert's Rules of Order, 1876 -- Alfred Nobel's will, 1895 -- First x-ray, 1895 -- Fannie Farmer Cook Book, 1896 -- The protocols of the elders of Zion, c1900 -- IQ test, 1905 -- Zimmerman Telegram, 1917 -- The Nineteenth Amendment, 1920 -- Statistical significance, 1925 -- Stock Market ticker tape, 1929 -- Richter Scale, 1935 -- Einstein's letter to Roosevelt, 1939 -- FDR and Thanksgiving, 1939 -- Letters of transit, 1942 -- We can do it! poster, 1943 -- Joseph McCarthy's list, 1950 -- Mental disorder diagnosis manual, 1952 -- Airplane "black box," 1958 -- Space Needle sketch, 1959 -- Obama birth certificate, 1961 -- Zapruder film, 1963 -- Quotations of Chairman Mao, 1965 -- The 18 1/2 minute gap, 1972 -- Internet Protocol, 1981 -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1982 -- Aids quilt, 1987 -- Nupedia, 2000 -- Palm Beach County butterfly ballot, 2000 -- Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, 2013
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781538100332
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016059156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Note
SALBT
System control number
  • (SKY)sky287680822
  • 1294075

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