From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Thin book that reads itself. Very interesting background on the scope and challenges facing early telecommunications network, and why the telegraphic networks were such a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chris in Montana
This is an excellent source detailing the wide variety of uses telecommunications had at an early date, including the transmittal of drawings and photographs. Read morePublished 1 month ago by TERRY A DELBENE author of 'Dem Bon'z
I found myself telling people how the impact of the telegraph was so similar to the impact of the internet. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MomShops
The author works very hard to draw parallels between the telegraph system and the internet. When he is not drawing parallels, but is simply telling the story of how the telegraph... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. Harshbarger
Amazing to realize how quickly a technology can change the world and then in a blink become obsolete. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
A quick and easy history of the telegraph and its effects on society. It has lots of interesting anecdotes, although not a ton of depth on technology, the people involved, or the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael McGurrin
Very interesting book. It's amazing how the societal and technology development of the telegraph and the internet paralleled each other. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Chris Mather