doorgaan naar inhoud
Edison : a life of invention Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

Edison : a life of invention

Auteur: Paul Israel
Uitgever: New York : John Wiley, ©1998.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
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  Meer lezen...
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: Biography
Genoemd persoon: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison; Thomas Alva Edison
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Paul Israel
ISBN: 0471529427 9780471529422 0471362700 9780471362708
OCLC-nummer: 38295195
Onderscheidingen: Society for the History of Technology Sidney Edelstein Prize, 2000.
Beschrijving: viii, 552 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhoud: 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.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Paul Israel.
Meer informatie:

Fragment:

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.

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.
Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38295195>
library:oclcnum"38295195"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/66552944>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"(1847"
schema:birthDate"1847"
schema:deathDate"1931"
schema:deathDate"1931)"
schema:familyName"Edison"
schema:givenName"Thomas A."
schema:givenName"Thomas Alva"
schema:name"Edison, Thomas Alva, (1847-1931)"
schema:name"Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931"
schema:name"Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:awards"Society for the History of Technology Sidney Edelstein Prize, 2000."
schema:copyrightYear"1998"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1998"
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/806836336>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Edison : a life of invention"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB98X7160>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.