Telephone

A telephone is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly. A telephone converts sound, typically and most efficiently the human voice, into electronic signals that are transmitted via cables and other communication channels to another telephone which reproduces the sound to the receiving user. The term is derived from Greek: τῆλε (tēle, far) and φωνή (phōnē, voice), together meaning distant voice. A common short form of the term is phone, which came into use almost immediately after the first patent was issued.In 1876, Alexander …

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DDN: Dundurn Press · 16 July 2024 English

As Udonwa grows, her hidden family history changes her forever.Let me tell you a story. It’s about a war. This war is not the type fought with guns and machetes. …

Iruama community cen- tre to call her on the telephone. Her two daughters were both grown up and one


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 July 2024 English

Invisible Lives chronicles cycles of dysfunction and domestic violence. Using experimental hybrid poetry, Cristalle Smith breaks generational silence in lyric resonance, reflecting on a childhood rife with upheaval and poverty, …

summer winds.96 I Have to Sleep at Night with a Telephone in My Hand Somewhere outside of Oklahoma we stopped Hemingway’s words. A dog barked. Rain fell on a telephone pole. She just took the beating and did not seek


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 July 2024 English

Resistant Practices in Communities of Sound explores the ways that sonic practices (speaking, listening, recording, etc.) serve as forms of aesthetic and political dissent throughout the literary, artistic, and academic …

people talked about telephony was different. The telephone was celebrated for its unprecedented sensitivity


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 July 2024 English

The Poetics of Translation challenges our pragmatic understanding of translation through the discipline’s use in contemporary innovative writing practices, highlighting translation’s ability to create meaning, celebrate uncertainty, and interpret rather …

territory: stupidity, addiction, complaints, the telephone – these are but a few of philosophy’s “mod- est”


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 July 2024 English

Friendless or Forsaken? is the story of child emigration agencies operating in North West England from 1860 to 1935. The book traces the imperial relationships, transnational economy, religious networks and …

would send it to them, and sometimes they get telephone calls or something. A lot of times you send the


Fraser Institute · 28 June 2024 English

British Columbia'€™s Provincial Sales Tax harms business competitiveness and investment by taxing some businesses inputs, especially machinery and equipment, distorting consumer choices by taxing most goods but relatively few consumer …

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Fraser Institute · 27 June 2024 English

Over the past 15 months, Canada'€™s previously tight labour market has softened considerably. The slowdown in the youth labour market has been particularly significant. From January 2023 to May 2024, …

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Fraser Institute · 20 June 2024 English

Despite projected surpluses from 2024/25–2026/27, Alberta is at risk of returning to a budget deficit, due to high spending, when relatively high resource revenue declines. Premier Danielle Smith has recognized …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

connection with the larger world when international telephone service was introduced by the  Marconi Com- pany


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

Château Frontenac hotel in the large telephone booth where all the telephone books of the major cities in North


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