The History of the Telegraph and Telegraphy (About.com):
Telegraphy, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
History, Theory and Construction of the Electric Telegraph
Technical History of the Electromagnetic Telegraph
History Wired – a Smithsonian Institution online gallery:
"Building Telegraph Networks" a page at the Connected Earth site sponsored by British Telecom:
The History of the Telephone (About.com):
Telephone, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
"The Telephone" a page at the Connected Earth site sponsored by British Telecom:
The Telephony Museum website:
The Invention of Radio (About.com)
Radio, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Radio Pioneers, from the Federal Communications Commission site:
Marconi's biography on the Nobel Prize site – also use a link here to read the speech that introduced his award:
"Wireless" a page at the Connected Earth site sponsored by British Telecom:
United States Early Radio History, a wonderfully detailed site by Thomas H. White:
The History of Radio: Radio the Roots of Broadcasting:
Old-Time Radio – about programs from radio's "golden age":
Television History (About.com):
Television, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Historical Periods in Television, from the Federal Communications Commission site:
Television History - The First 75 Years
The Early Television Museum
"The Video Age" a page at the Connected Earth site sponsored by British Telecom:
The History of Television: The Revolution of Television:
The History of Digital Television:
All About the Internet, from the Internet Society:
W3C's A Little History of the World Wide Web:
"The Internet: A Short History," from the Federal Communications Commission site:
The Internet Archive – packed with history:
http://www.archive.org/ - the home page
http://www.archive.org/details/arpanet - a page with links to original ARPANET info.
The Living Internet:
Internet, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
The Internet Society list of history links:
Hobbes' Internet Timeline:
The Wired magazine archive:
The Internet History Mailing List:
Menahem Blondheim, "News Over the Wires" (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994).
Charles F. Briggs and Augustus Maverick, "The Story of the Telegraph" (New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1858).
Lewis Coe, "The Telegraph: A History of Morse's Invention and Its Predecessors in the United States" (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1993).
George P. Oslin, "The Story of Telecommunications," (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1992).
Frank Parsons, "The Telegraph Monopoly" (Philadelphia: C.F. Taylor, 1899).
Victor Rosewater, "History of Cooperative News-Gathering in the United States" (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1930).
Tom Standage, "The Victorian Internet" (New York: Walker & Company, 1998).
Robert Luther Thompson, "Wiring a Continent: The History of the Telegraph Industry in the United States, 1832-1866 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1947).
Frederick Williams, "The Communications Revolution" (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1982).
Hugh G. J. Aitken, "Syntony and Spark: The Origins of Radio" (New York: Wiley, 1976).
Hugh G.J. Aitken, "The Continuous Wave: Technology and American Radio, 1900-1932" (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1985).
W.J. Baker, "A History of the Marconi Company" (London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1970).
Eric Barnouw, "A Tower in Babel: A History of Broadcasting in the United States to 1933" (New York: Oxford University Press, 1966).
Kenneth Bilby, "The General: David Sarnoff and the Rise of the Communications Industry" (New York: Harper & Row, 1986).
Susan J. Douglas, "Inventing American Broadcasting, 1899-1922" (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987).
W.P. Jolly, "Marconi" (London: Constable & Company, 1972).
Tom Lewis, "Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio" (New York: HarperCollins, 1991).
Paul Schubert, "The Electric Word" (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1928).
J.C.W. Reith, "Broadcast Over Britain" (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1924).
H.M. Boettinger, "The Telephone Book: Bell, Watson, Vail and American Life, 1876-1983" (Stearn, 1983).
Robert V. Bruce, "Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude" (Boston: Little, Brown, 1973).
Lewis Coe, "The Telephone and Its Several Inventors: A History" (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1995).
Ithiel de Sola Pool, "Forecasting the Telephone: A Retrospective Technology Assessment of the Telephone" (Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Company, 1983).
Claude S. Fischer, "America Calling" (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992).
Edwin S. Grosvenor and Morgan Wesson, "Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone" (Harry Abrams, 1997).
John E. Kingsbury, "The Telephone and Telephone Exchanges: Their Invention and Development" (Longmans, Green, 1915; reprinted by Arno Press, 1972).
George B. Prescott, "Bell's Electric Speaking Telephone: Its Invention, Construction, Application, Modification and History" (D. Appleton, 1884; reprinted by Arno Press, 1972).
George Shiers, "The Telephone: An Historical Anthology" (Printed in Arno Press, "Historical Studies in Telecommunications," 1977).
Albert Abramson, "History of Television, 1880-1941" (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1987).
Erik Barnouw, "Tube of Plenty: The Evolution of American Television" (New York: Oxford, 1990).
R.W. Burns, "John Logie Baird: Television Pioneer" (London: Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2000).
D.G. Fink, "Television Broadcasting in the United States, 1927-1950," Proceedings of the IRE (February 1951), 116-123.
David E. and Marshall J. Fisher, "Tube: The Invention of Television" (Washington, DC: Counterpoint, 1996).
Donald Godfrey, "Philo T. Farnsworth: Father of Television" (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2001).
Thomas H. Hutchinson, "Here Is Television: Your Window to the World" (New York: Hastings House, 1946).
Axel G. Jensen, "The Evolution of Modern Television," Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (November 1954), 174-188.
George Shiers, "Historical Notes on Television Before 1900," Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (March 1977), 129-137.
Hugh R. Slotten, "Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States, 1920-1960" (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).
Joseph H. Udelson, "The Great Television Race: History of the American Television Industry, 1925-1941" (University of Alabama Press, 1982).
Peter F. Yanczer, "The Mechanics of Television: The Story of Mechanical Television" (St. Louis: the author, 1987).
Janna Quitney Anderson, "Imagining the Internet: Personalities, Predictions, Perspectives" (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005). Information about the content is available online at http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/publications.xhtml.
Manuel Castells, "The Internet Galaxy" (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
Tim Berners-Lee, "Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web" (New York: HarperCollins, 1999).
Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon, "Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet" (New York: Touchstone, 1996).
Nicholas Negroponte, "Being Digital" (New York: Vintage, 1996): portions available online at http://archives.obs-us.com/obs/english/books/nn/bdcont.htm.
Howard Rheingold, "The Virtual Community" (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000); 1993 version available online at http://www.well.com/user/hlr/vcbook/vcbookintro.html.
William Mitchell, "City of Bits: Space, Place and the Infobahn" (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996); available online at http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-books/City_of_Bits/.
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