Some Literature on the Early History of Modern Computing

December 7, 1999

Popular-Advocacy

Scott McCartney, ENIAC: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the World's First Computer Company
Clark R. Molenhoff, Atanasoff: Forgotten Father of the Computer, Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa, 1988

Technical-Advocacy

Herman Goldstine, The Computer from Pascal to Von Neumann, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1972
Raul Rojas, Die Rechenmaschinen von Konrad Zuse, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1998

Popular-Descriptive

Stan Augarten, Bit by Bit: An Illustrated History of Computers, Ticknor and Fields, New York, 1984
Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray, Computer: A History of the Information Machine, Basic Books, New York, 1996

Technical-Descriptive

Michael R. Williams, A History of Computing Technology, 2nd ed., IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, California, 1997
Nancy Stern, From ENIAC to UNIVAC: An Appraisal of the Eckert-Mauchly Computers, Digital Press, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1981


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