Mr. Lincolns T-Mails

Mr. Lincolns T-Mails The Civil War Was The First Modern War Because Of The Rapid Changes In American Society, Abraham Lincoln Became President Of A Divided United States During A Period Of Technological And Social Revolution Among The Many Modern Marvels That Gave The North An Advantage Was The Telegraph, Which Lincoln Used To Stay Connected To The Forces In The Field In Almost Real Time.No Leader In History Had Ever Possessed Such A Powerful Tool To Gain Control Over A Fractious Situation An Eager Student Of Technology, Lincoln The Only President To Hold A Patent Had To Learn To Use The Power Of Electronic Messages Without Precedent To Guide Him, Lincoln Began By Reading The Telegraph Traffic Among His Generals Then He Used The Telegraph To Supplement His Preferred Form Of Communication Meetings And Letters He Did Not Replace Those Face To Face Interactions Through This Experience, Lincoln Crafted The Best Way To Guide, Reprimand, Praise, Reward, And Encourage His Commanders In The Field.Mr Lincoln S T Mails Tells A Big Story Within A Small Compass By Paying Close Attention To Lincoln S Lightning Messages, We See A Great Leader Adapt To A New Medium No Reader Of This Work Of History Will Be Able To Miss The Contemporary Parallels Watching Lincoln Carefully Word His Messages And Follow Up On Those Words With The Right Actions Offers A Striking Example For Those Who Spend Their Days Tapping Out Notes On Computers And BlackBerrys.An Elegant Work Of History, Mr Lincoln S T Mails Is An Instructive Example Of Timeless Leadership Lessons. This book is a quick read and worth reading The author makes it accessible to the modern reader by comparing how the telegraph revolutionized the transmittal of information and communication to the modern era of the Internet and e mails hence the T Mails in the title Lincoln s use of the telegraph evolved over the course of the Civil War.Lincoln spent a lot of time in the telegraph office in the War Department He read through every telegraph in the bins regardless of whether they were add This book is a quick read and worth reading The author makes it accessible to the modern reader by comparing how the telegraph revolutionized the transmittal of information and communication to the modern era of the Internet and e mails hence the T Mails in the ti
Not exactly history come to life but many interesting aspects described. A drab exercise in making one of the most fascinating instances in US and military history into a unrelenting snoozefest There is nothingdisheartening than realizing about 25% into a book that it is bad and it will probably continue to be bad.An interesting thesis and a fun intersection of technology, communication, and the Civil War is let down by a tremendously mediocre writer It has the structure of an uninspired high school history paper, complete with unrelenting repetition did W A drab exercise in making one of the most fascinating instances in US and military history into a unrelenting snoozefest There is nothingdisheartening than realizing about 25% into a book that it is bad and it will probably continue to be bad.An interesting thesis and a fun intersection of technology, communication, and the Civil War is let down by
The general thesis of this slim book is that due to the rise of the telegraph as a viable technology and the exigencies of war, Abraham Lincoln developed some of the very first principles of electronic leadership He used the telegraph to inject himself into military decisions and to monitor the progress of the war in ways previously impossible, and with no precedent or guide he developed a new and effective style of communications.An interesting thesis, in and of itself, which would have been m The general thesis of this slim book is that due to the rise of the telegraph as a viable technology and the exigencies of war, Abraham Lincoln developed some of the very first principles of electronic leadership He used the telegraph to inject himself into military decisions and to monitor the progress of the war in ways previously impossible, and with no precedent or guide he developed a new and effective style of communications.An interesting thesis, in and of itself, which would
If you ever think about how technology alters society and relationships in society, this is a great read While it is true that humans could communicate over geographic distances with smoke signals, mirrors and drums, until the telegraph arrived on the scene, the real remote but almost virtual contact didn t exist Lincoln sent thousands of telegrams and this author goes over them and relates them not only to the part
A quirky little history book about one of the unsung tools at Lincoln s disposal during the Civil War that requires some consideration By reviewing Lincoln s communiqu s during the war, the author highlights the logistical importance of electronic communications during the Civil War Although telegraphic facilities were limited, it is clear that the
I had to get into the Lincoln spirit for the monthand we were doing a book discussion so i had to read a Lincoln book for that, too this actually turned out to be pretty decent it wasn t too long, which is a bonus for a Lincoln book the main theme of the book, about how Lincoln used the telegraph to win the war, got a little repetitive but i sort of got wrapped up in all the drama between Lincoln and his generals during the war it s quite f
I found this to be fascinating as a management theory approach book Sometimes the author bogs down in the historical details of various battles and such, but in truth that data was necessary to play against how
This was good for what it was, but the focus is clear from the title and it limits the book While Lincoln s use of the relatively new technology is interesting, there aren t any interesting examples of how it changed the course of a battle or a presidential p
really interesting intersection of technology, biography, and history Lincoln was gradual in adopting this new technology, but eventually used it to great effectiveness I wonder if this drive to always be learning is expected of

[Epub] ➛ Mr. Lincolns T-Mails  ➜ Tom Wheeler – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Mr. Lincolns T-Mails
  • Tom Wheeler
  • English
  • 02 May 2018
  • 006112978X