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The Personal computer

The Personal computer

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Published by Time-Life Books, School and library distribution by Silver Burdett Co. in Alexandria, Va, Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microcomputers.,
  • Application software.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124) and index.

    Statementby the editors of Time-Life Books.
    SeriesUnderstanding computers
    ContributionsTime-Life Books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .P39354 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1735594M
    ISBN 100809476258, 0809476266
    LC Control Number92040576

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    Feb 07,  · Did you know? Time magazine named the personal computer its "Man of the Year." Invention of the PC: Postwar Innovations. ENIAC and other early computers proved to many universities and. The Personal computer. [Time-Life Books.;] -- Three essays discuss the development of the personal computer. Includes glossary, index, and bibliography. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.


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