A History of Manchester Computers

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As part of the 50th anniversary of computing celebrations in Manchester in 1998, Simon Lavington and the British Computer Society have produced a book describing the history of Manchester University's five prototype computers built over the period 1946 to 1975.

Anybody who missed the celebrations or would like to know more about Manchester's innovations is recommended to obtain a copy of this book. Its 56 pages provide a detailed description of the five prototype computers, place them in the context of contemporary computer developments elsewhere, and are copiously illustrated with photographs, charts and program listings.

"A History of Manchester Computers" by Simon Lavington is published by the British Computer Society at 1 Sanford Street, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 1HJ, and has ISBN number 0-902505-01-8. The price is £6.00 to BCS and CCS members, £8.00 to non-members. Contact Ian Jones, BCS Publications Manager, on 01793 417417 for further details.
Our copy was signed by and donated by Simon Lavington


Publisher : British Computer Society

Author : Simon Lavington

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