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Author Cryle, Denis, 1949- author.

Title Behind the legend : the many worlds of Charles Todd / Denis Cryle.

Published North Melbourne, Victoria : Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  384.1092 TODD/CRYL    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 22-05-2017.
Physical description xiv, 313 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-307) and index.
Summary " 'Telegraph' Todd became a legend in his own lifetime for introducing Australian colonists to a new information age, but only recently has the full extent of his many and varied achievements come to light. Now for the first time the whole story of Todd's remarkable life and legacy is recounted. In a world of technological change and scientific innovation, his dynamic example remains as potent as ever."--Back cover.
Subject Todd, Charles, 1826-1910.
South Australia. Electric Telegraph Department. -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Overland Telegraph Line (N.T. and S.A.) -- History.
Telegraph lines -- Australia -- History.
Telegraph -- Australia -- History.
Astronomers -- Australia -- Biography.
Pioneers -- Australia -- Biography.
Meteorologists -- Australia -- Biography.
Telegraph -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Electrical engineers -- Australia -- Biography.
ISBN 9781925588095 (paperback) $49.95