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Daniel R. Headrick

AKA Daniel Richard Headrick

Born: 2-Aug-1941

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: When Information Came of Age

    High School: Lycée de Garçons, Metz, France (1959)
    University: BA, Swarthmore College (1962)
    University: MA International Relations, Johns Hopkins University (1964)
    University: PhD History, Princeton University (1971)
    Professor: History, Tuskegee Institute (1968-75)
    Professor: History, Roosevelt University (1975-2008)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1994

Author of books:
The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century (1981, history)
The Tentacles of Progress: Technology Transfer in the Age of Imperialism, 1850-1940 (1988, technology)
The Invisible Weapon: Telecommunications and International Politics, 1851-1945 (1991, international affairs)
When Information Came of Age: Technologies of Knowledge in the Age of Reason and Revolution, 1700-1850 (2000, media studies)
Power Over Peoples: Technology, Environments, and Western Imperialism, 1400 to the Present (2010, economics)



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