The Age Of Edison

Author: Ernest Freeberg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101605472
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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 Age Of Edison

Author: Ernest Freeberg
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
ISBN: 9781594204265
Size: 79.25 MB
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A history of the culture of invention as epitomized by Thomas Edison demonstrates how America's lead in the electric light revolution of the late-19th century transformed the country, explaining how electric light served as a catalyst for a ...

Thomas Edison

Author: Linda Tagliaferro
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822546894
Size: 35.52 MB
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A biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of the electric lighting system and the phonograph.

Edison And The Electric Chair

Author: Mark Essig
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802719287
Size: 55.18 MB
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Plumbing the fascinating history of electricity, Mark Essig explores America's love of technology and its fascination with violent death, capturing an era when the public was mesmerized and terrified by an invisible force that produced ...

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360007
Size: 62.54 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 Last Days Of Night

Author: Graham Moore
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812988914
Size: 79.65 MB
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. . Takes place against a backdrop rich with period detail . . . Works wonderfully as an entertainment . . . As it charges forward, the novel leaves no dot unconnected.”—Noah Hawley, The New York Times Book Review

The Wizard Of Menlo Park

Author: Randall E. Stross
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307394569
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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 ...

Thomas Edison For Kids

Author: Laurie Carlson
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613743041
Size: 43.22 MB
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This book helps inspire kids to be inventors and scientists, as well as persevere with their own ideas.

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison

Author: Margaret Frith
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110163992X
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One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after.