Nerve Centre of Empire: Connecting Cornwall, Expanding Frontiers, 1870-1918
This booklet focuses on the stories of the ‘ordinary’ people involved in the telecommunications history of Cornwall from 1870 to 1918. The skills and knowledge of whom helped maintain the “nerves of empire” in that critical period in world history from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Author: Edited by Wendy Gagen and David Dawson
Publisher: Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (2010)
Paperback booklet: 32 pages
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