Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor, Communication and Technology, 1850-1950

Telegraph Messenger Boys: Labor, Communication and Technology, 1850-1950
Author: Gregory Downey
Language English
Pages: 258
ISBN10: 0415931096
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.50
ISBN13: 9780415931090
Published: May 15th 2002 by Routledge

In Telegraph Messenger Boys Gregory J. Downey provides an entirely new perspective on the telegraph system: a communications network that revolutionized human perceptions of time and space.

The book goes beyond the advent of the telegraphy and tells a broader story of human interaction with technology and the social and cultural changes it brought about.