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Author Heide, Lars, 1950-

Title Punched-card systems and the early information explosion, 1880-1945 / Lars Heide
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009


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Description 369 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Studies in industry and society
Studies in industry and society.
Contents Punched cards and the 1890 United States census -- New users, new machines -- U.S. challengers to Hollerith -- The rise of international business machines -- Decline of punched cards for European census processing -- Punched cards for general statistics in Europe -- Different roads to European punched-card bookkeeping -- Keeping tabs on society with punched cards
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-350) and index
Subject Punched card systems.
Punched card systems -- Europe.
Punched card systems -- United States.
Information technology -- United States.
Information technology -- Europe.
LC no. 2008028731
ISBN 9780801891434 hardcover alkaline paper
0801891434 paperback alkaline paper