Cover: Inventing the Electronic Century in PAPERBACK

Harvard Studies in Business History 47

Inventing the Electronic Century

The Epic Story of the Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries, With a New Preface

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674018051

Publication Date: 04/30/2005


321 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 tables, 6 charts

Harvard Studies in Business History


  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface to the Paperback Edition
  • 1. Introduction: Concepts and Approach
  • 2. Consumer Electronics: The United States—The Creation and Destruction of a National Industry
  • 3. Consumer Electronics: Japan’s Paths to Global Conquest
  • 4. Mainframes and Minicomputers: The Computer Industry Created in the United States
  • 5. The Microprocessor Revolution: The Computer Industry Recast in the United States
  • 6. The National Competitors: Europe’s Computer Industries Die, Japan’s Industry Challenges
  • 7. The Consumer Electronics and Computer Industries as the Electronic Century Begins
  • 8. The Significance of the Epic Story
  • Appendices
  • Notes
  • Index

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