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Telegraph, Telegram

  • By: Christopher Joseph Westgate
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Global communication was forever transformed with the telegraph. A messenger no longer needed to carry a message from one place to another, because this new device had conquered space and changed time. The telegraph and its telegram extended our sensory systems' ...

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