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Author John, Richard R., 1959-

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

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  TK5102.3.U6 J64 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  TK5102.3 U6 J64 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 520 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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?
LC subject Telecommunication -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780674024298 (alk. paper)
067402429X (alk. paper)