eBook Virtual Lives: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • James D. Ivory
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  • ISBN-10: 1598845861
  • ISBN-13: 9781598845860
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 269 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This book is the THE source for information on virtual worlds, covering every aspect of this intriguing and fast-changing social practice and the technologies upon which it rests.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Selected Titles in ABC-CLIO’s Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Definitions, Background, and History.
2: The Audience and Function of Virtual Worlds.
3: Societal Concerns and Opportunities.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Tables, Charts, and Images.
7: Organizations.
8: Print and Online Resources.
Glossary of Terms.
Index.
About the Author.