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The Resource A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon

A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon

Label
A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable
Title
A thread across the ocean
Title remainder
the heroic story of the transatlantic cable
Statement of responsibility
John Steele Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1866, the Old and New Worlds were united by the successful laying of a cable across the Atlantic. John Steele Gordon's book chronicles this extraordinary achievement-the brainchild of American businessman Cyrus Field, and one of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, John Steele
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5611
LC item number
.G67 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transatlantic cables
  • Telegraph
  • Telegraph
Label
A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/2003040743.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Walker, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-227) and index
Contents
Note on money -- Acknowledgments -- Enterprise worthy of this day of great things -- Cyrus Field -- Newfoundland -- How many months? Let's say how many years! -- Raising more capital -- First cable -- And lay the Atlantic cable in a heap -- Lightning through deep waters -- Here's the ship to lay your cable, Mr. Field -- New cable, a new attempt -- Great eastern looms all glorious in the morning sky -- Epilogue-There were two worlds-Let there be one -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm51553451
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
xvi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780060524463
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003040743
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc041/2003040743.html
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Walker, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-227) and index
Contents
Note on money -- Acknowledgments -- Enterprise worthy of this day of great things -- Cyrus Field -- Newfoundland -- How many months? Let's say how many years! -- Raising more capital -- First cable -- And lay the Atlantic cable in a heap -- Lightning through deep waters -- Here's the ship to lay your cable, Mr. Field -- New cable, a new attempt -- Great eastern looms all glorious in the morning sky -- Epilogue-There were two worlds-Let there be one -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm51553451
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
xvi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780060524463
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003040743
Other physical details
ill., maps

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