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A History of the Personal Computer: the People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan

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An extensive, technical history of the personal computer to the early 90s. Covers early computer development, the personal computers of the 1960s, the Altair/Apple era, Microsoft in the 1970s, IBM, Macintosh and Microsoft in the 80s, as well as early 1990s hardware.

Includes information on the culture of computers as well, with sections on computer magazines and newsletters, early organizations, retailers, networks and historical organizations. Includes a technical glossary, a 54 page bibliography, and comprehensive index.

London, Ontario: Allan Publishing, 2001. First Edition. ISBN: 0968910807. 8vo. Signed by author on title-page. Fine. Paperback.