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Historicizing Infrastructure (Hardcover)

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Researchers working in anthropology, cultural and political history, and media and communication studies provide nine essays related to the historical analysis of infrastructure. They explore pneumatic tube systems in the 19th century, the relationship between communication infrastructures and nationalization and territorialization processes in the 19th century, the cultural and political dimensions of the Western North Carolina Railroad, the relationship between modern transportation infrastructures and urban development, the interaction between citizen and state during the establishment of modern telecommunications in Denmark, the strategic implications of the global telegraph network during World War I, the NATO infrastructure programs in the early 1950s, and the emergence of the material infrastructure used to receive satellite television signals in Poland during the 1980s and 1990s. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 235
Genre: History
Series Title: Studies in History, Archives and Cultural Heritage
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: January 31, 2017
TCIN: 52170767
UPC: 9788771125948
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-8248
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