the book had now acquired its final title with a qualifying subtitle
The subtitle is more explicit about the content.
The current subtitle could also serve as an appropriate title.
The subtitle gives a better sense of the book's contents.
Unfortunately for anyone interested in the economic history of this industry, however, the subtitle is a misnomer, in a number of respects.
I didn't want to put that as the subtitle of the second edition.
The title, and especially the subtitle , suggests more of a guide on how to live with less of the brain clutter that arises from life in an information society.
The word introduction in the subtitle is not appropriate; invitation would be better.
But Wright does subtitle his work ‘a record of reactions in a land of pathos,’ by which he means that his travelogue is a chronicle of his emotional reactions to the place and its people.
Except for the subtitle and copyright page it purports to be more or less a freshman college history of North America after we lose the Revolution (not that that was in the cards, of course).