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The Victorian Internet - The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers

Tom Standage

The Victorian Internet tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact, and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from the eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel F. B. Morse and Thomas Edison. The electric telegraph nullified distance and shrank the world quicker and further than ever before or since, and its story mirrors and predicts that of the Internet in numerous ways.

The Victorian Internet tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact, and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from the eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel F. B. Morse and Thomas Edison. The electric telegraph nullified distance and shrank the world quicker and further than ever before or since, and its story mirrors and predicts that of the Internet in numerous ways.
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The Victorian Internet tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact, and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from the eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel F. B. Morse and Thomas Edison. The electric telegraph nullified distance and shrank the world quicker and further than ever before or since, and its story mirrors and predicts that of the Internet in numerous ways.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Derek Perkins

Length:

5h 22m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:02


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

31:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

24:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

23:02


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

26:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:03


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:48


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

34:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

24:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

29:45


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:10