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Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor, Technology, and Geography, 1850-1950 First Edition (US) First Printing Edition

ISBN-13: 978-0415931090
ISBN-10: 0415931096
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Telegraph Messenger Boys offers intriguing analytical approaches for labor historians and is a worthy contribution to communications history.

William S. Pretzer

Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn, Michigan

About the Author

Gregory J. Downey is an associate professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication and the School of Library & Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin--Madison. He is the author of Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor, Technology, and Geography, 1850--1950.
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Hi there. I'm a US-based historian and geographer of technology, employed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2001 in two departments at once: Journalism & Mass Communication and Library & Information Studies. My area of research and teaching is the history and geography of information & communication technology, especially the often hidden labor behind such technology.

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