Franklin

Network nation : inventing American telecommunications / Richard R. John.

Author/Creator:
John, Richard R., 1959-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 520 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Telecommunication -- United States -- History.
Contents:
Making a neighborhood of a nation
Professor Morse's lightning
Antimonopoly
The new postalic dispensation
Rich man's mail
The talking telegraph
Telephomania
Second nature
Gray wolves
Universal service
One great medium?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund.
Contributor:
Ellis D. Williams, College 1865, Endowment Fund.
ISBN:
9780674024298 (alk. paper)
067402429X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
456169871
Publisher Number:
99937568225
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