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

Author: Ernest Freeberg
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2013.
Series: Penguin history of American life.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Freeberg
ISBN: 9781594204265 1594204268
OCLC Number: 868955465
Description: 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : 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.
Series Title: Penguin history of American life.
Other Titles: Electric light and the invention of modern America
Responsibility: Ernest Freeberg.

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