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Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world

Auteur : Jill Jonnes
Éditeur : New York : Random House, ©2003.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
A chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among inventor Thomas Edison, eccentric genius Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder, to bring electricity to the world.
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Genre/forme : History
Personne nommée : Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse; Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse; Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse; Thomas A Edison; Nikola Tesla; George Westinghouse
Type d’ouvrage : Biography, Ressource Internet
Format : Book, Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Jill Jonnes
ISBN : 0375507396 9780375507397
Numéro OCLC : 50670461
Description : xiv, 416 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu : List of scientific diagrams --
Introduction --
1. "Morgan's house was lighted up last night" --
2. "Endeavor to make it useful" --
3. Thomas Edison : "the wizard of Menlo Park" --
4. Nikola Tesla : "our Parisian" --
5. George Westinghouse : "he is ubiquitous" --
6. Edison declares war --
7. "Constant danger from sudden death" --
8. "The horrible experiment" --
9. 1891 : "fear everywhere of worse to come" --
10. The World's Fair : "the electrician's ideal city" --
11. Niagara power : "what a fall of bright-green water!" --
12. "Yoked to the cataract!" --
13. Afterword --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Notes --
Photograph credits --
Index.
Responsabilité : Jill Jonnes.
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Résumé :

A chronicle of scientific history recounts the race among inventor Thomas Edison, eccentric genius Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder, to bring electricity to the world.

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