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The Resource Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise, John Opie

Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise, John Opie

Label
Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise
Title
Virtual America
Title remainder
sleepwalking through paradise
Statement of responsibility
John Opie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Virtual America traces the complex relationship between Americans, technology, and their environment as it has unfolded over the past several centuries. Throughout history Americans have constructed mental pictures of unique places, such as the American West, that have taken on more authority than the actual gritty landscapes. This disconnect from reality is magnified by the new world of virtual realities on the computer screen, where personal immersion in interactive simulations becomes the?default? environment
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Opie, John
Dewey number
973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.O65 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
  • Technology
  • Virtual reality
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)
  • Human ecology
  • Human geography
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)
  • Civilization
  • Ecology
  • Human ecology
  • Human geography
  • National characteristics, American
  • Technology
  • Virtual reality
  • United States
Label
Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise, John Opie
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Welcome to VirtuaLand; 2. Antique America; 3. Human Kodaks in the Future Perfect; 4. Sleepwalking in America; 5. Finding Authenticity; Illustration Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
228166538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803235779
Lccn
2008000752
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611734077
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
173407
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228166538
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Virtual America : sleepwalking through paradise, John Opie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Welcome to VirtuaLand; 2. Antique America; 3. Human Kodaks in the Future Perfect; 4. Sleepwalking in America; 5. Finding Authenticity; Illustration Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
228166538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803235779
Lccn
2008000752
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611734077
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
173407
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228166538
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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