The information society as post-industrial society by Masuda, Yoneji

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Published by World Future Society in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Communication -- trends.,
  • Computers.,
  • Sociology.,
  • Technology.

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Other titlesInformation economics., The information society as post-industrial society.
StatementYoneji Masuda.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 171 p. :
Number of Pages171
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Open LibraryOL14737296M
ISBN 100930242157

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