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Title:
Piracy : the intellectual property wars from Gutenberg to Gates
Author:
Johns, Adrian.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
626 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A general history of the pirates -- The invention of piracy -- The piratical enlightenment -- Experimenting with print -- Pharmaceutical piracy and the origins of medical patenting -- Of epics and orreries -- The land without property -- Making a nation -- The printing counterrevolution -- Inventors, schemers, and men of science -- International copyright and the science of civilization -- The first pirate hunters -- The great oscillation war -- Intellectual property and the nature of science -- The pirate at home and at large -- From phreaking to fudding -- Past, present, and future.
ISBN:
9780226401188
Format :
Book