Early Home Computers (Shire Library) by Kevin Murrell buy used Used & Rare price $10.49 new from$11.36 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Publisher: Shire Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0747812160 ISBN - 13:9780747812166 Seller Comments: 0747812160 LIKE NEW! ! ! Has a small black line on edge of pages. Tracking is not available for orders shipped outside of the United States. If you would like to track your domestic order please be sure to select the Priority/Expedited Shipping option. From the Publisher This is the story of the people and machines that revolutionized our lives and made personal computers an integral part of our homes. For the typical family in the 1960s and 1970s, computers were both fascinating and frightening, but largely a mystery. Developments in microelectronics in the early 1970s meant that computers at home seemed about to become commonplace: the kitchen computer would hold all of the family''s recipes and keep a record of food in the larder, the study computer would manage the family finances, and the kids'' computers would educate and entertain them. Engineers, enthusiasts and budding entrepreneurs set about making home computers a reality, and although the first machines were extremely limited, later machines would indeed begin to revolutionize our lives at home, at school, and at work.