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The Victorian Internet


The history of the telegraph - the men and women who made it - and its relevance to the current Internet debate Beginning with the Abbe Nollet's famous experiment of 1746, when he successfully demonstrated that electricity could pass from one end to the other of a chain of two hundred monks, Tom Standage tells the story of the spread of the telegraph and its transformation of the Victorian world. The telegraph was greeted by all the same concerns, hype, social panic and excitement that now surround the Internet, and ...

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The Victorian Internet
1999, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753807033

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The Victorian Internet
1998, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297841487


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