Telephone: The First Hundred Years

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Harper & Row, 1976 - Telephone - 369 pages
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A centennial history of Mr. Bell's invention, its impact on and importance in American life, and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, the world's largest corporation

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User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

This book is really more a corporate history of AT&T than a history of the telephone. After the first chapter about the genesis of the invention (the most compelling chapter, in my opinion), the book ... Read full review


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JOHN BROOKS was an award-winning New Yorker staff writer and author of several critically acclaimed explorations of business and Wall Street. Besides Once in Golconda, these include The Go-Go Years (Wiley), The Games Players, Business Adventures, and The Fate of the Edsel.

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