Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360007
Size: 65.14 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.

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 0375758844
Size: 71.82 MB
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A riveting chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among three great titans of the Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough ...

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Singapore Books
ISBN:
Size: 15.43 MB
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A riveting chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among three great titans of the Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough ...

The Last Days Of Night

Author: Graham Moore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471156699
Size: 34.11 MB
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As Paul takes greater and greater risks, he’ll find that everyone in his path is playing their own game, and no one is quite who they seem... Praise for The Last Days of Night ‘Moore weaves a complex web. . .

Empires Of Food

Author: Evan Fraser
Publisher: Counterpoint
ISBN: 1582437939
Size: 33.56 MB
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Using the colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century merchant as a narrative guide, Empires of Food vividly chronicles the fate of people and societies for the past 12,000 years through the foods they grew, hunted, traded, and ate—and offers ...

Empires Of The Sea

Author: Roger Crowley
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571250807
Size: 60.30 MB
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This was the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths, and the ensuing battle for control of the Mediterranean would last sixty years. Empires of the Sea tells the story of this great contest.

Empires Of Moth

Author: Daniel Arenson
Publisher: Moonclipse
ISBN: 1927601177
Size: 50.74 MB
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And they came to kill. We are the children of never-ending night. We are the dwellers of shadow. In the light of our enemy, we are dying. We were born in darkness. We must cast out the light. This is our story.

Empires Of The Word

Author: Nicholas Ostler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062047353
Size: 77.18 MB
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Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of it ...

Empires Of The Sand

Author: Efraim Karsh
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674005419
Size: 24.10 MB
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"Empires of the Sand" offers a bold and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for mastery in the Middle East during the 19th century. 27 halftones. 6 maps.

War Of The Currents

Author: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1467701408
Size: 69.78 MB
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The battle over which system would become standard became known as the War of the Currents. This exciting book tells the story of that war, the people who fought it, and the ways in which both kinds of electric power changed the world.