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The tyranny of e-mail : the four-thousand-year journey to your inbox / John Freeman.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HE 7551 .F74 2009 30540902 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781416576730 (hc)
  • ISBN: 1416576738
  • Physical Description: x, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Words in motion -- The invention of now -- All together now -- This is your brain on e-mail -- Dawn of the machines -- Manifesto for a slow communication movement -- Don't send.
Summary, etc.:
Freeman takes an entertaining look at the nature of correspondence through the ages, considers the consequences of email overload, and enters a plea for communication that is more selective and nuanced and, above all, more sociable.
Subject: Electronic mail systems > Social aspects.
Electronic mail systems.
Business communication.
Interpersonal communication.

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