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    Innovation and the Communications Revolution

    From the Victorian pioneers to broadband Internet  
    John Bray

    This book describes the stage-by-stage creation and development, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, of the remarkable global communications technologies that have profoundly transformed the way that people live and work.

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    John Logie Baird

    Television pioneer  
    Russell W. Burns

    This is a balanced biography of one of the 20th Century's outstanding inventors, published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Baird's first public demonstration of a rudimentary television system.

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    The Life and Times of A.D. Blumlein

    Russell Burns

    Alan Dower Blumlein was a genius and has been described as the greatest British electronics engineer of the twentieth century. This book presents a balanced account of the life and times of a brilliant engineer. It is certain to be the major biographical source on Blumlein for all historians of technology and science.

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    Lord Kelvin

    His influence on electrical measurements and units  
    Paul Tunbridge

    This book concentrates upon the work of Lord Kelvin (William Thomson) in three phases; discovery of the fundamental concepts and coding them into universal laws, leading the adoption of the metric system, and securing worldwide use of units and standards (now the IEC system).

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    Oliver Heaviside

    Maverick Mastermind of Electricity  
    Basil Mahon

    A compelling account of the life of one of the great pioneers of electrical science Oliver Heaviside (1850-1925). He showed how to analyse circuit, how to rid telephone lines of distortion and interpreted Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism in a way that working engineers and physicists could understand.

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    Radio Man

    The remarkable rise and fall of C.O. Stanley  
    Mark Frankland

    Radio Man tells the story of C.O. Stanley, the unconventional Irishman who acquired Pye Radio at the beginning of the broadcasting age.

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    Restoring Baird's Image

    Donald F. McLean

    In the late 1920s, John Logie Baird - considered to be the inventor of television - was experimenting with 'phonovision' in which he attempted to record television signals onto gramophone discs. This unique book sheds new light on the activities of John Logie Baird and the definition and invention of television itself.