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The Power of KnowledgeHow Information and Technology Made the Modern World$
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Jeremy Black

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300167955

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300167955.001.0001

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Conclusions

Conclusions

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The Power of Knowledge
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Jeremy Black

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300167955.003.0016

This conclusion explains how information is linked to consumerism, democratisation, and modernisation. It describes how the acquisition and use of information led to the production and dissemination of new knowledge that contributed to Western economic progress especially in commerce and technology.

Keywords:   information, consumerism, democratisation, modernisation, knowledge, commerce, technology

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