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The Victorian Internet

Author: Tom Standage; Derek Perkins; Tantor Media,
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Connecticut] : Tantor Media, Inc., [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Recounts the creation and impact of the electric telegraph, focusing on the scientists and inventors who pioneered it, including Jean-Antoine Nollet, Samuel Morse, and Thomas Edison. Explores ways in which the telegraph might be viewed as a direct antecedent of the Internet.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Standage; Derek Perkins; Tantor Media,
ISBN: 9781494510923 1494510928
OCLC Number: 939556095
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Derek Perkins.
Description: 5 audio discs (5.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Victorian Internet :
Responsibility: Tom Standage ; foreword by Vinton Cerf, coinventor of the Internet.

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Recounts the creation and impact of the electric telegraph, focusing on the scientists and inventors who pioneered it, including Jean-Antoine Nollet, Samuel Morse, and Thomas Edison. Explores ways in which the telegraph might be viewed as a direct antecedent of the Internet.

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