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The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-Line Pioneers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Berkley Pub Group
Publication date October 1, 1999
Pages 227
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780425171691
ISBN-10 0425171698
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.46 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.00
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Summary
The first great communication revolution in American history is analyzed in this groundbreaking book, which recounts the story of the Victorian--a technology that baffled millions initially and changed the civilization permanently. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780802713421
 
from Walker & Co (October 1, 1998)
9780802713421 | details & prices | 227 pages | 6.00 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $22.00
About: 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
Paperback
Book cover for 9780425171691 Book cover for 9781620405925
 
Revised edition from Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA (February 25, 2014)
9781620405925 | details & prices | 233 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $16.00
About: 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 F.
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Reprint edition from Berkley Pub Group (October 1, 1999)
9780425171691 | details & prices | 227 pages | 6.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.46 lbs | List price $14.00
About: 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

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