The relationship between information and power is a relevant subject for all times. Today’s perceived ‘information revolution’ has caused information to become a separate object of study during the last two decades for several disciplines. As the contemporary perspective is dominant, information history as a discipline of its own has not yet crystallized. In bringing together studies around a new research agenda on the relationship between information and power across time and space, presenting various governance regimes, media, materials, and modes of communication, this book forces us to rethink the prospects and challenges for such a new discipline
|Number of pages||292|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Feb 2020|
|Name||Routledge Approaches to History|
Nijenhuis, I. J. A., van Faassen, M., Sluijter, R. G. H., Gijsenbergh, J., & Jong, W. D. (Eds.) (2020). Information and Power in History. Towards a global approach. (Routledge Approaches to History). Routledge.