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Boettinger, H.M., The Telephone Book: Bell, Watson, Vail and American Life, 1876-1983, New York: Stearn Publishers, 1983.

Brooks, John, Telephone: The First Hundred Years, New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Bruce, Robert V., Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude, Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1973.

Coe, Lewis, The Telephone and its Several Inventors: A History, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Co., 1995.

Events in Telecommunications History, Warren, N.J.: AT&T Archives, 1992.

Fischer, Claude S., A Social History of the Telephone of 1940, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Garnet, Robert W., The Telephone Enterprise: The Evolution of the Bell System's Horizontal Structure, 1876-1909, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Grosvenor, Edwin S. and Morgan Wesson, Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1997.

Hench, Fred W. and Bernard Strassburg, A Slippery Slope: The Long Road to the Breakup of AT&T, New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.

Kahaner, Larry, On the Line: The Men of MCI - Who Took on AT&T, Risked Everything, and Won!, New York: Warner Books, 1986.

Mackay, James A., Alexander Graham Bell, New York: J. Wiley, 1997.

Pool, Ithiel de Sola, ed., The Social Impact of the Telephone, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1977.

Smith, George David, The Anatomy of a Business Strategy: Bell, Western Electric, and the Origins of the American Telephone Industry, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Sterling, Christopher H., Jill F. Kasle and Katherine T. Glakas, eds., Decision to Divest: Major Documents in U.S. v. AT&T, 1974-1984, Washington, D.C.: Communications Press, 1986.

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Temin, Peter with Louis Galambos, The Fall of the Bell System: A Study in Prices and Politics, Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1987.


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