The Victorian Internet

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040592X
Size: 55.53 MB
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A new paperback edition of the first book by the bestselling author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses-the fascinating story of the telegraph, the world's first "Internet," which revolutionized the nineteenth century even more than the ...

The Victorian Internet

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802718792
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The Victorian Internet tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact, and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from the eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel ...

The Victorian Internet

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0802713424
Size: 67.50 MB
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Offers a historical review of the telegraph network, from its invention by Samuel Morse in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring the social and political effects it has had on the world throughout its existence.

The Telegraph

Author: Lewis Coe
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786418084
Size: 40.34 MB
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Discusses Morse's invention and its impact on communication, details the creation of the first transcontinental telegraph line, explores its effect on the Civil War, and looks at advances in telegraph technology.

The Telegraph In America 1832 1920

Author: David Hochfelder
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421407973
Size: 15.20 MB
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The Telegraph in America, 1832–1920, examines the correlation between technological innovation and social change and shows how this transformative relationship helps us to understand and perhaps define modernity.

Writing On The Wall

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408842076
Size: 54.61 MB
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Standage traces the story of the rise, fall and rebirth of social media over the past 2,000 years offering an illuminating perspective on the history of media, and revealing that social networks do not merely connect us today – they also ...

The Saga Of The Pony Express

Author: Joseph J. DiCerto
Publisher: Mountain Pr
Size: 47.48 MB
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Complete with dozens of illustrations, several maps, and appendixes of riders and relay stations--including stations the reader can still see today--The Saga of the Pony Express proves there's a reason some legends endure.

Innovation And The Communications Revolution

Author: John Bray
Publisher: IET
ISBN: 9780852962183
Size: 59.18 MB
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This book provides a fascinating account of the origins and development of the technology that has transformed telecommunications and broadcasting and created the Internet.

A Thread Across The Ocean

Author: John Steele Gordon
ISBN: 9781439568675
Size: 72.33 MB
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Describes the laying of a cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1866, exploring the physical, financial, and technological challenges of the project and assessing the impact of the cable on the course of twentieth-century history.