History of the Internet: A Chronology, From 1843 to the Present

ABC-CLIO, 1999; new edition, 2006


More than a simple chronology, this history highlights the social, cultural, and political phenomena as well as the technological and commercial innovations known as the Internet.



American Library Association-RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2000


Review Quotes

"Exploding many of the myths that have developed around the Internet . . . . this chronology of its evolution . . . is a fascinating journey . . . . This is a monumental piece of research that . . . is engaging, well-structured, and extensive." --Daily Telegraph, London


"This is the Internet history we've been waiting for . . . . a true overview of all the forces that have shaped the net and where it's going." --netWorker, Journal of the ACM


"This is a terrific reference book, both well-written and thorough." --Library & Information Science Annual, 1999


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