Wiring the World

Wiring the World

The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

eBook - 2016
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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.

Publisher: New York :, Columbia University Press,, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780231540261
Characteristics: 1 online resource (348 pages) :,illustrations
Additional Contributors: NC Live eBook Central


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