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The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America

著者: Ernest Freeberg
出版商: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
丛书: Penguin history of American life.
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"The Age of Edison places the story of Edison's invention in the context of a technological revolution that transformed America and Europe in these decades. Edison and his fellow inventors emerged from a culture shaped by broad public education, a lively popular press that took an interest in science and technology, and an American patent system that encouraged innovation and democratized the benefits of invention.
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类型/形式: History
提及的人: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Thomas Alva Edison; Thomas A Edison
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所有的著者/提供者: Ernest Freeberg
ISBN: 9781594204265 1594204268
OCLC号码: 823294391
描述: 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
内容: Inventing Edison --
Inventing electric light --
Civic light --
Creative destruction: Edison and the gas companies --
Work light --
Leisure light --
Inventive nation --
Looking at inventions, inventing new ways of looking --
Inventing a profession --
The light of civilization --
Exuberance and order --
Illumination science --
Rural light --
Electric light's golden jubilee.
丛书名: Penguin history of American life.
责任: Ernest Freeberg.

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