The Computers That Made Britain (Hardback)
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The Computers That Made Britain (Hardback)

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Hardback 300 Pages
Published: 28/05/2021
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The home computer boom of the 1980s brought with it now iconic machines such as the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, and Commodore 64. Those machines would inspire a generation. The Computers That Made Britain tells the story of 19 of those computers – and what happened behind the scenes.

With dozens of new interviews, discover the tales of missed deadlines, technical faults, business interference, and the unheralded geniuses who brought to the UK everything from the Dragon 32 and ZX81, to the Amstrad CPC 464 and Commodore Amiga.

Publisher: Raspberry Pi Press
ISBN: 9781912047857
Number of pages: 300
Dimensions: 235 x 170 x 32 mm

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“If you remember the computers of the 1980s, then you need to buy this book.”

Tim Danton has packed this book with the stories behind the British computer revolution in the 1980s.

With meticulous details, forensic research and brand-new interviews with the people involved, Tim has collated an... More

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“It's all right there in the history books...”

The book will be interesting even for computer fans from the USSR. We had our own rich history of Soviet home computers. But fans from the USSR knew almost nothing about the British history of computers except for the... More

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