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Product Description: The successful laying of a transatlantic cable in 1866 remade world communications. A message could travel across the ocean in minutes, shrinking the space between continents, cultures, and nations. An eclectic group of engineers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and media visionaries then developed this technology into a telecommunications system that spread a particular vision of civilization―but not everyone wanted to wire the world the same way...read more

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9780231174329 | Columbia Univ Pr, April 12, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The successful laying of a transatlantic cable in 1866 remade world communications.

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Product Description: The Morse telegraph launched the electronic telecommunications industry and reduced the travel time of information from days, weeks and months to seconds and minutes. It was one of the most important breakthrough inventions of all time...read more

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9781498501408 | Lexington Books, May 6, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The Morse telegraph launched the electronic telecommunications industry and reduced the travel time of information from days, weeks and months to seconds and minutes.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780802713421 | Walker & Co, October 1, 1998, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: 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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9781620405925 | Revised edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 25, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: 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.
9780425171691 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 1999), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: 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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Product Description: This is the first biography of the brilliant inventor and practical experimenter, British-born David Edward Hughes. A contemporary of Edison and Bell, Hughes made major contributions in the fields of telegraphy, telephony, metal detection, and audiology...read more

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9781884592546 | Images from the Past Inc, December 1, 2010, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: This is the first biography of the brilliant inventor and practical experimenter, British-born David Edward Hughes.

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9781884592539, titled "Before We Went Wireless: David Edward Hughes FRS: His Life, Inventions and Discoveries (1829-1900)" | Images from the Past Inc, January 4, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This is the first biography of the brilliant inventor and practical experimenter, British-born David Edward Hughes.

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Product Description: The first full-length study of Charles Thomas Jackson, one of the most remarkable and maligned figures in the history of American science and medicine. Jackson was a key figure in three notable scientific discoveries made in the United States before 1850: the discovery of surgical anesthesia, brought about with the dentist William T...read more

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9780930405892 | Jeremy Norman Co, November 30, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The first full-length study of Charles Thomas Jackson, one of the most remarkable and maligned figures in the history of American science and medicine.

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Offers a historical review of the development of the telegraph network, from its invention by Samuel Morse in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring its social, cultural, economic, and political influence on the world throughout its existence. By the author of A History of the World in 6 Glasses. Reprint.

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9780802716040 | Reprint edition (Walker & Co, September 18, 2007), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Offers a historical review of the development of the telegraph network, from its invention by Samuel Morse in the nineteenth century to the present day, exploring its social, cultural, economic, and political influence on the world throughout its existence.

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A history of the telephone, from its beginnings as an improvement upon the telegraph to its current mobile state, also discusses its impact upon society as a means of communication.

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9780313332074 | Greenwood Pub Group, September 30, 2006, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A history of the telephone, from its beginnings as an improvement upon the telegraph to its current mobile state, also discusses its impact upon society as a means of communication.

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Product Description: How did the telegraph, a new and revolutionary form of communication, affect diplomats, who tended to resist change? In a study based on impressive multinational research, David Paull Nickles examines the critical impact of the telegraph on the diplomacy of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674010352 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 30, 2003, cover price $51.50 | About this edition: How did the telegraph, a new and revolutionary form of communication, affect diplomats, who tended to resist change?

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An exploration of the past 150 years of history as reflected through telegrams is organized under such categories as 'Parents and Children,' 'Hollywood,' and 'Lincoln in the Telegraph Office,' and ranges from humorous personal notes to political commentary. 17,500 first printing.

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9780805071016 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, November 1, 2003), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the past 150 years of history as reflected through telegrams is organized under such catagories as 'parents and children,' 'Hollywood,' and 'Lincoln in the Telegraph Office,' and ranges from humorous personal notes to political commentary.

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Product Description: This book records the growth of telegraphy over two centuries, depicting the discoveries and ingenuity of the experimenters and engineers involved, the equipment they designed and built, and the organisation, applications and effects on society. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780852967928 | Inspec/Iee, March 1, 2001, cover price $121.00 | About this edition: This book records the growth of telegraphy over two centuries, depicting the discoveries and ingenuity of the experimenters and engineers involved, the equipment they designed and built, and the organisation, applications and effects on society.

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Product Description: First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815330011 | Subsequent edition (Routledge, September 1, 1997), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: First published in 1997.

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Product Description: Most of us would consider the emergence of large-scale communication networks to be a 20th century phenomenon. Yet, the first nationwide data networks were built not in this century but almost 200 years ago. Well before the electromagnetic telegraph was invented, many countries in Europe had fully operational data communications systems, with altogether close to 1,000 network stations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780818667824 | IEEE Computer Society, December 14, 1994, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Most of us would consider the emergence of large-scale communication networks to be a 20th century phenomenon.

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