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A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable

John Steele Gordon

ISBN:

9781439568675

Publication Date:

2008

Binding:

Hardcover

Synopsis:
A close-up look at one of the greatest engineering feats of all time describes the successful laying of a cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1866, exploring the remarkable physical, financial, and technological challenges of the project and assessing the impact of the cable on the course of twentieth-century history. Reprint.

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