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Author Wenzlhuemer, Roland, author

Title Connecting the nineteenth-century world : the telegraph and globalization / Roland Wenzlhuemer
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 339 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Telegraph and Globalization -- The Technological History of Telegraphy -- Telegraphy in Context -- The Global Telegraph Network -- Global Centres and Peripheries -- The British Telegraph Network -- The British Indian Telegraph Network -- Conclusion
Summary A revealing insight into the links between globalization and the technological advances in communication brought about by the telegraph network
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English
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Subject Globalization -- History -- 19th century.
Social networks -- History -- 19th century.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Telecommunication systems -- History -- 19th century.
Telegraph -- History -- 19th century.
Telegraph -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1139177982 (electronic bk.)
1139776835 (electronic bk.)
9781139177986 (electronic bk.)
9781139776837 (electronic bk.)