Skip to main content


Constant Touch

A Global History of the Mobile Phone

Jon Agar

Hardcover

List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/15/2000)

Description

Jon Agar takes the modern mobile phone to pieces, tracing what makes it work, and puts it together again, showing how it was shaped as a global basis. A truly world history of this everyday device which we take for granted.

Jon Agar is currently senior lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at University College London. He is an expert on contemporary technologies (mobile phones, ID cards).


Icon Books, 9781848315075, 275pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 2013



About the Author

Jon Agar is currently Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at University College London and was previously director of the National Archive for the History of Computing. He is the author of Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond published by Polity Press, and the editor of the British Journal for the History of Science. He has appeared on BBC radio and BBC News in his capacity as an expert on contemporary technologies (mobile phones, ID cards) and the history of modern science and technology. He lives in London, England.