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The Influence of the British Empire through the Development of Communications in Canada: French Radio Broadcasting during the Second World War

  • Alain Canuel
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media book series (PSHM)

Abstract

The second half of the nineteenth century was the crucible in which international communications was forged. In 1866, a young American engineer, Cyrus Field, established a communications link between the Old and New Worlds by means of a submarine cable. The Great Powers henceforth had a new instrument of communications which strengthened the links between them, and even more importantly brought them closer to their colonies and possessions. For nearly half a century, submarine cable would dominate the world of communications and bring the continents closer together. This technology helped shape an era when the links between Canada and Great Britain were very strong.

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Prime Minister Radio Broadcasting Submarine Cable Public Radio British Model 
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