Thomas Alva Edison: Inventing the Electric Age / Edition 1

Thomas Alva Edison: Inventing the Electric Age / Edition 1

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by Gene Adair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195119819

ISBN-13: 9780195119817

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

With the light bulb, the phonograph, motion pictures, and countless other technological marvels, Thomas Alva Edison revolutionized daily life as few people before or after him have done. ". . . his life reads like the adventure it was and will delight pleasure readers and information seekers alike. Adair (the author) carefully explains the scientific principles on

Overview

With the light bulb, the phonograph, motion pictures, and countless other technological marvels, Thomas Alva Edison revolutionized daily life as few people before or after him have done. ". . . his life reads like the adventure it was and will delight pleasure readers and information seekers alike. Adair (the author) carefully explains the scientific principles on which Edison based his work and devotes sidebars to particular inventions".--BOOKLIST. Illustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195119817
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Oxford Portraits in Science Series
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. A Festival of Light
2. Curiosity and Imagination
3. The Tinkering Telegrapher
4. The Budding Inventor
5. The Wizard
6. The Electric Light
7. Building a System
8. West Orange
9. Into the Twentieth Century
Chronology
Bibliography

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