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Edison's electric light : the art of invention

Author: Robert Douglas Friedel; Paul Israel; Bernard S Finn
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : The Johns Hopkins University Press, cop. 2010.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Edition revue et corrigéeView all editions and formats
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Revised and updated from the original 1986 edition, this definitive study of the most famous invention of America's most famous inventor is completely keyed to the printed and electronic versions of  Read more...

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Named Person: Thomas Alva Edison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Douglas Friedel; Paul Israel; Bernard S Finn
ISBN: 9780801894824 0801894824
OCLC Number: 758317780
Description: 1 vol. (X-233 p.) : ill., fac-sim., portr., couv. ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology.
Responsibility: Robert Friedel and Paul Israel ; with Bernard S. Finn.
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Quite readable... Friedel and Israel provide a good description of the process of inventing a functional, marketable incandescent light bulb as well as an electric power grid. Choice Any library Read more...

 
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