The Victorian Internet
The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Centuryʼs On-line PioneersBook - 1998
Until the mid-1800s, communicating across distances was limited to ship or horse. Then the telegraph revolutionized world-wide communications. Like the Internet today, the new network was hyped by advocates and dismissed by skeptics.
Publisher: New York : Walker and Co., 1998.
Branch Call Number: 384.109 STANDAGE
Characteristics: ix, 227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.