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Author Wolff, Joshua D., 1976-
Title Western Union and the creation of the American corporate order, 1845-1893 / Joshua D. Wolff.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Author Wolff, Joshua D., 1976-
Subject Western Union Telegraph Company.
Telegraph -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Telecommunication -- United States -- Management -- History -- 19th century.
Monopolies -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Corporations -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 305 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary Chronicles the rise of Western Union Telegraph from the early years of telecommunications to its apogee as the first nationwide corporate monopoly in American history.
Contents The meanest property in the world -- Midwife to monopoly -- "An entering wedge" against monopoly -- "A very big thing" -- No middle ground -- The specter of competition -- First time tragedy, second time farce -- Octopus of the wires.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781107247499 (electronic bk.)
1107247497 (electronic bk.)
9780511998041 (electronic bk.)
051199804X (electronic bk.)
9781461936466 (electronic bk.)
1461936462 (electronic bk.)
9781107249981
1107249988
9781107012288
1107012287
OCLC # 852154641
Additional Format Print version: Wolff, Joshua D., 1976- Western Union and the creation of the American corporate order, 1845-1893. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107012288 (DLC) 2013000569 (OCoLC)825106755.


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