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Piracy: the intellectual property wars from Gutenberg to Gates

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...

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Main Author: Johns, Adrian
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago [u. a.] Univ. of Chicago Press 2009
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary: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.
Item Description:Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:626 S. Ill. 24 cm
ISBN:0226401189
0226401197
9780226401188
9780226401195