Chapter 2. Evolution of Telecommunications up to 1800

  1. Anton A. Huurdeman

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471722243.ch2

The Worldwide History of Telecommunications

The Worldwide History of Telecommunications

How to Cite

Huurdeman, A. A. (2003) Evolution of Telecommunications up to 1800, in The Worldwide History of Telecommunications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471722243.ch2

Author Information

  1. Todtnauberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471205050

Online ISBN: 9780471722243

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Keywords:

  • visual (semaphore) signaling;
  • optical mechanical signaling system;
  • optical telegraph

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evolution of Telecommunications Prior to 1750

  • Evolution of Telecommunications from 1750 to 1800