Book ID: CBB000201509

Networking: Communicating with Bodies and Machines in the Nineteenth Century (2002)


Otis, Laura (Author)

University of Michigan Press

Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: viii + 268 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Discusses scientists of various fields, including Luigi Galvani, Hermann von Helmholtz, Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, and Werner von Siemens, and juxtaposes physiology, engineering, and literature of the 19th century.

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Review Wald, Priscilla (2003) Review of "Networking: Communicating with Bodies and Machines in the Nineteenth Century". Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (p. 452). unapi

Review Hyman, Anthony (2002) Review of "Networking: Communicating with Bodies and Machines in the Nineteenth Century". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 738). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Guillerme, André
Cahan, David L.
Pieper, Hans
Feldenkirchen, Wilfried
Coe, Lewis
Hindle, Brooke
Technikgeschichte: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Technik und Industrie
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Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences
Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society
History of Technology
Deutsches Museum. Wissenschaftliches Jahrbuch
Ohio State University Press
Harvard University Asia Center
Pantheon Books
New York, City University of
Electricity; magnetism
Technology and politics
Telegraphs; telephones
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
Siemens, Werner von
Galvani, Luigi
Volta, Alessandro
Porter, Rufus
Peale, Charles Willison
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
20th century
21st century
United States
North America: United States; Canada
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt (Germany)
Institute for the History of Electricity
United States. Patent Office

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