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Wiring the WorldThe Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks$
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Simone M. Müller

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231174329

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.001.0001

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The Imagined Globe

The Imagined Globe

Chapter:
(p.83) 3 The Imagined Globe
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Wiring the World
Author(s):

Simone M. Müller

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231174329.003.0003

Chapter 3 explores the power relations entailed in technological progress as expressed in notions of an electric union, universal peace and Euro-America’s civilizing mission.

Keywords:   Electric world in union, world peace, civilizing mission, Western superiority, international law, religion, Manchester liberalism

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