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Published: 14 September 2017

324 Pages


ISBN: 9780199472178

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Wiring the Nation

Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Michael Mann

  • Explores the socio-politico-cultural consequences of the coming of telegraphy in South Asia
  • Traces the crucial linkages between telegraphy and the coming into being of a public sphere
  • Explores the inter-relationship between the rise of nationalism and telegraphy in South Asia
  • Studies the role played by telegraphy in the integration of South Asian public sphere with a fast 'globalizing world'