Wiring the world : the social and cultural creation of global telegraph networks /

'Wiring the World' is a cultural and social history that explores how the large Anglo-American cable companies won out over alternative visions. Bitter rivalries emerged over telegram prices, visions for world peace, scientific innovation, and the role of the nation-state. Such struggles d...

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Main Author: Müller, Simone M. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Series:Columbia studies in international and global history.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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