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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N. J. .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementCyrus Farivar ; with a foreword by Vinton G. Cerf
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM851 .F35 2011
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxiii, 239p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24538572M
ISBN 100813549620
ISBN 109780813549620
LC Control Number2010024091
OCLC/WorldCa643762511

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Through the lens of culture, The Internet of Elsewhere looks at the role of the Internet as a catalyst in transforming communications, politics, and economics. Cyrus Farivar explores the Internet's history and effects in four distinct and, to some, surprising societies - Iran, Estonia, South Korea, and Senegal.4/5.   This moving, often funny book about grief, death, and loss will stay with the reader long after the last page is turned. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin is a Bank Street - /5(). about the book Through the lens of culture, The Internet of Elsewhere looks at the role of the Internet as a catalyst in transforming communications, politics, and economics. Cyrus Farivar explores the Internet’s history and effects in four distinct and, to some, surprising societies . Elsewhere is a good book to read when you’re sad. The book has a languid and distant melancholy to it. This is to be expected; the book deals with death. There is grief and loss and mourning. And that, I feel, is the strongest part of the book. Liz’s grieving process is vivid and real. When she arrives at Elsewhere, she is not eager to /5().

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Elsewhere – I’m surprised how many people liked this book. If I’m being fully honest it was one of the worst books I’ve ever read. For school, it was an independent reading book, but so disappointing. The main plot happened in the first 4 chapters or so, and then the problem was resolved. After that the book got incredibly boring.   But introducing cyberspace into a country doesn't always bring freedom, argues Cyrus Farivar, author of The Internet of Elsewhere. Guest host Tony Cox speaks with Farivar about his . called it "witty and wise" and praised the book for its humour. Booklist magazine gave the book a 'Starred Review' and called it "a work of powerful beauty". In the USA, the book was nominated for a Quill award, won the Borders Original Voices Award, and was a Author: Gabrielle Zevin.   He was born and raised in Santa Monica (California, USA). His book, The Internet of Elsewhere – about the history and effects of the Internet on different countries around the world, including Senegal, Iran, Estonia and South Korea – was published by Rutgers University Press in April