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Realities

Jean-Michel Johnston

in Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856887
eISBN:
9780191890055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856887.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter highlights the collaboration between individuals in state institutions and the private sector during the 1840s in Bremen, Bavaria, Prussia, and Austria. Earlier expectations for the ... More


Staying Ahead, Falling Behind

Jean-Michel Johnston

in Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856887
eISBN:
9780191890055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856887.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter details the efforts of states to provide a ubiquitous telegraph service during the 1860s, and the tensions which emerged between the growing numbers of people and places competing for ... More


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