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Author Mann, Michael, 1959- author

Title Wiring the nation : telecommunication, newspaper-reportage, and nation building in British India, 1850-1930 / Michael Mann
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Summary Analyses the social, cultural and political consequences of the telegraph in British India between 1850 and 1930. It demonstrates in how far the telegraph influenced and changed newspaper reportage in British India and, at the same time, to what extend it influenced the Indian national movement after the turn of the nineteenth century
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 22, 2017)
Subject Telecommunication -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Telecommunication -- Social aspects -- India -- History -- 19th century.
Reporters and reporting -- India -- History -- 19th century.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199088843 (ebook)