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Victorian Telegraphy Before Nationalization

Authors: Fari, Simone

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This study offers an analysis of the technological and entrepreneurial features of the Victorian telegraph service, together with the companies which ran it until nationalization in 1869. It shows a historical reconstruction mainly based on original and unedited documents belonging to a variety of archives.

About the authors

Simone Fari is Assistant Professor of Economic History at the University of Granada, Spain. He has been Post-Doctoral Assistant at University of Lugano, Switzerland, and 'Earth Connected' Research Fellow at the London Science Museum, UK. He first studied telecommunications history at the University of Bari, Italy, and also studied financial history during a Post-Doctoral fellowship at the University of Torino, Italy. He has published A Penisola in Comunicazione (2008), as well as many articles in international reviews.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Fari, Simone

    Pages 1-3

  • The Origins of the Telegraph Service

    Fari, Simone

    Pages 4-41

  • Constitutive Choices

    Fari, Simone

    Pages 42-62

  • From Monopoly to Free Competition

    Fari, Simone

    Pages 63-104

  • The Duopoly

    Fari, Simone

    Pages 105-133

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-40652-1
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-40651-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Victorian Telegraphy Before Nationalization
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Simone Fari
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40652-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137406521
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40651-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 235
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