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 Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780143124443
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Presents a history of the culture of invention as epitomized by Thomas Edison, discussing how America's lead in the electric light revolution of the late-nineteenth century transformed the country.

The Age Of Edison

Author: Ernest Freeberg
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
ISBN: 9781594204265
Size: 80.14 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
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A biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the inventor of the electric lighting system and the phonograph.

Empires Of Light

Author: Jill Jonnes
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360007
Size: 59.23 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.

Edison And The Electric Chair

Author: Mark Essig
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802719287
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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 ...

The Last Days Of Night

Author: Graham Moore
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812988914
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As it charges forward, the novel leaves no dot unconnected.”—Noah Hawley, The New York Times Book Review “This captivating historical novel illuminates a fascinating American moment.”—People “A fascinating portrait of American ...

The Boy S Life Of Edison

Author: William Henry Meadowcroft
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Traces the life and contributions of the American genius who changed the world forever through his inventions including the electric lightbulb and the phonograph.

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 ...

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.