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ERIC Number: EJ618477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0160-0044
The Handheld Electronic Book in Historical Perspective.
Jamison, Martin
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v37 p522-33 2000
Reviews the process of text-form evolution, beginning with clay tablets, and demonstrates how today's electronic book takes its place in the evolution. Considers size and weight of e-books, the concept of pages, technological development and economics, the coexistence of competing text formats, and competition between e-books and printed books. (Contains 15 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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