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The History of Wireless Telegraphy in British North Borneo

By: Aranas, Uwe

Price: £39.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015614

ISBN: 9839638351

Condition: New


Illustrated, octavo, pp 254, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [In these days of high-speed internet and mobile telephone technology, the ability to communicate is taken for granted, even in Borneo. Few people could now imagine living in a world where the only means of communication was by the exchange of letters carried by steamships. Effectively meaning that an exchange of information between North Borneo and Europe took three months. This book provides an account of the development of communications in North Borneo from the overland telegraph lines, built with great difficulties and expe... View more info