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Telecommunications and empire

Author: Jill Hills
Publisher: Urbana [Ill.] : University of Illinois Press, 2008.
Series: History of communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As focus shifted from the creation and development of global communication markets to their intense regulation in the mid 20th century, Jill Hills documents attempts by the United States and other governments to direct, replace and bypass international telecommunications institutions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Hills
ISBN: 9780252032585 0252032586
OCLC Number: 1056036711
Description: 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Opening up the British Empire --
Satellites and unilateral US regulation --
International market structure and the ITU --
Markets and membership : the restructuring of the ITU --
The World Bank and privatization --
GATT/WTO and telecommunications.
Series Title: History of communication.
Responsibility: Jill Hills.
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"Hills has produced a truly impressive study. It is thoroughly researched, drawing on untapped documentary sources as well as secondary references. . . . It is a tremendous achievement."--European Read more...

 
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