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Tube: The Invention of Television
     

Tube: The Invention of Television

by David E. Fisher
 

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ISBN-10: 0788160788

ISBN-13: 9780788160783

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

Chronicles one of the centurys most significant technological developments in an engaging & anecdotal fashion. With character sketches, compelling stories, & scientific explanations that are easy to follow, the authors capture the brilliance, vision, & frustration behind the invention of TV. The inventors of TV were a diverse group of iconoclasts from different

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Chronicles one of the centurys most significant technological developments in an engaging & anecdotal fashion. With character sketches, compelling stories, & scientific explanations that are easy to follow, the authors capture the brilliance, vision, & frustration behind the invention of TV. The inventors of TV were a diverse group of iconoclasts from different corners of the world — including an Idaho farm boy turned college dropout, an eccentric, sickly Scotsman, & 2 Russian Americans. Traces their progress, from the lab. prototypes to the vicious courtroom battles for control of what would become an enormous market power. Photos.

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ISBN-13:
9780788160783
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
427
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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