Edison

Author: Matthew Josephson
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471548065
Size: 45.95 MB
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Depicts Edison as a pivotal figure in America's economic and industrial revolution success and at the same time as a human being, including his exploitative and, at times, crude qualities.

Edison

Author: Frank Lewis Dyer
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775418456
Size: 68.36 MB
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Gain new insight into the life of quintessential American inventor Thomas Alva Edison with this comprehensive biography.

The Age Of Edison

Author: Ernest Freeberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605472
Size: 34.75 MB
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In The Age of Edison, award-winning author and historian Ernest Freeberg weaves a narrative that reaches from Coney Island and Broadway to the tiniest towns of rural America, tracing the progress of electric light through the reactions of ...

The Big Switch Rewiring The World From Edison To Google

Author: Nicholas Carr
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393067873
Size: 21.41 MB
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In a new chapter for this edition that brings the story up-to-date, Nicholas Carr revisits the dramatic new world being conjured from the circuits of the “World Wide Computer.”

Edison

Author: Ronald Clark
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1448210275
Size: 67.41 MB
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In Edison: The Man Who Made The Future, first published in 1977, Ronald Clark describes the inventors early untutored upbringing, his struggles in the industrial jungle which grew up in the aftermath of the American Civil War, and his vital ...

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360007
Size: 28.56 MB
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Empires of Light is the gripping history of electricity, the “mysterious fluid,” and how the fateful collision of Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse left the world utterly transformed. From the Hardcover edition.

The Wizard Of Menlo Park

Author: Randall E. Stross
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307394569
Size: 36.11 MB
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This bold reassessment of Edison’s life and career answers this and many other important questions while telling the story of how he came upon his most famous inventions as a young man and spent the remainder of his long life trying to ...

Edison S Electric Light

Author: Robert Friedel
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801899447
Size: 42.37 MB
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Revised and updated from the original 1986 edition, this definitive study of the most famous invention of America's most famous inventor is completely keyed to the printed and electronic versions of the Edison Papers, inviting the reader to ...

Thomas Edison For Kids

Author: Laurie Carlson
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613743041
Size: 35.57 MB
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This book helps inspire kids to be inventors and scientists, as well as persevere with their own ideas.