Chapter 1. From the Telegraph to Hypercommunications

  1. U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1975), 2:716.

  2. See Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy, Monopoly Capital (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1966), 219, 220; Alfred D. Chandler, Giant Enterprise: Ford, General Motors, and the American Automobile Industry (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1964), 3–20; Charles H. Hession and Hyman Sardy, Ascent to Affluence (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1969), 520–23.

  3. Daniel Bell, “The Disunited States of America,” TLS, June 9, 1995, 17.

  4. James R. Beniger, The Control Revolution (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ...

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