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Item:192947245884MarconiThe Canada Years1902 to 1946by Mary K. MacLeod From the back cover:As a young boy in Italy, Guglielmo Marconi experienced with a verity of electrical mechanisms and contraptions, displaying an "intense almost fanatical concentration."This dedication led to his invention of an apparatus that could transmit wireless signals over several kilometres. with this technology, Marconi set out to link Europe and North America.In 1902, on the top of Cape Breton Island at Table Head, Glace Bay, history was made. Maroni sent the first official wireless message across the Atlantic Ocean. This innovation was a breakthrough in modern technology, paving the way for the development of worldwide radio communication.This book tells the story of Marconi the man as well as the inventor: his early years, his struggles and achievements, and the hurdles that threatened his career. His tenacity and genius allowed him to overcome these setbacks and carve himself - and Cape Breton Island - a place in communications history.Condition:Brand New, Modified Item:No, Country/Region of Manufacture:Canada, Topic:Canada, Format:Paperback, Author:Mary K. MacLeod, Publication Year:1992, Language:English, Subject:History
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Guglielmo Marconi Table Head, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 1902-1946