The Victorian Internet

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040592X
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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 ...

A History Of The World In Six Glasses

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Anchor Canada
ISBN: 0307375110
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What is the relationship between coffee and revolution? And how did Coca-Cola become the number one poster-product for globalization decades before the term was even coined? From the Hardcover edition.

The Telegraph

Author: Lewis Coe
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786418084
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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.

A Thread Across The Ocean

Author: John Steele Gordon
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060524464
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John Steele Gordon's book chronicles this extraordinary achievement -- the brainchild of American businessman Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century.

The Victorian Internet

Author: Jesse Russell
Publisher: Book on Demand Limited
ISBN: 9785512425350
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers is a 1998 book by Tom Standage.

The Invention Of The Telegraph And Telephone In American History

Author: Anita Louise McCormick
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780766018419
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Examines the work of Alexander Graham Bell in inventing the telephone, and of Samuel Morse in inventing the telegraph, offering a look at the development of the earliest forms of telecommunication.

The Telegraph In America 1832 1920

Author: David Hochfelder
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421407477
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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.

Media Organizations And Convergence

Author: Gracie L. Lawson-Borders
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135607133
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This book is about the story of media convergence, or rather a snapshot at this
moment and time into its evolving history ... his book, The Victorian Internet: The
Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line
Pioneers.