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Global Networks and Local Values A Comparative Look at Germany and the United States (Compass Series (Washington, D.C.).) by Committee to Study Global Netoworks and Local Values

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English


  • Communication Studies,
  • Human-computer interaction,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Mass Communication,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Computer - Internet,
  • Computer Books: General,
  • Internet - General,
  • Networking - General,
  • Social Aspects - General,
  • Communication,
  • Computer Networks,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Germany,
  • Information networks,
  • Social aspects

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10358372M
ISBN 100309073103
ISBN 109780309073103

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