The Victorian Internet

The Victorian Internet

The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Centuryʼs On-line Pioneers

Book - 1998
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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.
ISBN: 9780802713421
0802713424
Branch Call Number: 384.109 STANDAGE
Characteristics: ix, 227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.

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