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Marconi : the man who networked the world / Marc Raboy.

Raboy, Marc, 1948- author. (Author).
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Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 621.384 RAB (Text) 70741000140488 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780199313587
  • ISBN: 019931358X
  • Physical Description: viii, 863 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [685]-828) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: Marconi in his time and ours -- Part I. The prodigy -- Bologna: the beginnings -- Priority and detractors -- London: start-up -- The magician -- New York: new frontiers -- Love and imperialism -- The upstart technology -- "The great thing" -- Newfoundland: the world shrinks -- Part II. The player -- Corralling the brand -- Regulation -- Marriage -- A life in litigation -- The Marconi aura -- A new world order -- On the way to somewhere -- The perfect laureate -- Part III. The patriot -- The Godsend -- Signals of war -- Wireless and disaster -- "The Marconi scandal" -- The invisible weapon -- "L'eroe magico" -- The statesman -- The spark -- Part IV. The outsider -- The master of the house -- The Beam indenture -- Radio -- The merger -- The anchor -- Part V. The conformist -- A servant of the regime -- Science and Fascism -- "Your every wish is my command" -- Controlling his legacy -- The heritage -- He only cared about wireless...
Subject: Marconi, Guglielmo, 1874-1937
Electrical engineers > Italy > Biography.
Inventors > Italy > Biography.
Telegraph, Wireless > History
Telegraph, Wireless > Marconi system
Radio > Italy > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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