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Edison : a life of invention

Auteur : Paul Israel
Éditeur : New York : John Wiley, ©1998.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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Through relentless tinkering, by trial and error, the story goes, Thomas Alva Edison perseveres - and changes the world. Working against the common perception of Edison as a symbol of a mythic American past where persistence and individuality yielded hard-earned success, Israel demonstrates how Edison's remarkable career was actually very much a product of the inventor's fast-changing era. Informed by more than five  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Thomas Alva Edison
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Paul Israel
ISBN : 0471529427 9780471529422 0471362700 9780471362708
Numéro OCLC : 38295195
Récompenses : Society for the History of Technology Sidney Edelstein Prize, 2000.
Description : viii, 552 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu : Childhood and Education --
Itinerant Telegrapher --
From Operator to Inventor --
A Leading Electromechanician --
Competing Interests --
From Shop to Laboratory --
New Directions --
The Invention Factory --
The Wizard of Menlo Park --
Inventing a System --
From Research to Development --
Inventing an Industry --
Family Matters --
A New Laboratory --
Inventing Entertainment --
Industrial Research --
Competition and Consolidation --
Innovation and Enthusiasm --
A Modern Legend --
Fame in the Family --
The Business of Innovation --
Edison Incorporated --
Inventor-Philosopher.
Responsabilité : Paul Israel.
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Through relentless tinkering, by trial and error, the story goes, Thomas Alva Edison perseveres - and changes the world. Working against the common perception of Edison as a symbol of a mythic American past where persistence and individuality yielded hard-earned success, Israel demonstrates how Edison's remarkable career was actually very much a product of the inventor's fast-changing era. Informed by more than five million pages of archival documents, Paul Israel's ambitious life of Edison brightens the unexamined corners of a singularly influential and triumphant career in science. Edison is the only biography to cover the whole of Edison's career in invention, including his early, foundational work in telegraphy. The portrait of Thomas Alva Edison that emerges from this peerless biography is of a man of genius and astounding foresight.

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