Wiring the World
The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph NetworkseBook - 2016
This unusual history focuses not only on those who advanced transatlantic cable communication, but also on those who harbored alternative ideas. They might seem peripheral, but such struggles determined the growth of cable technology, which in turn influenced world history. Filled with fascinating characters and new insight into defining events, this book recognizes globalization's diverse paths and close ties to business and politics.