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Land's Polaroid : a company and the man who invented it

Author: Peter C Wensberg
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the story of Edwin Land, the publicity-shy genius who created the Polaroid Corporation and brought the world instant photography, only to lose control of his own creation.
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1926-1982
Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wensberg, Peter C.
Land's Polaroid.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1987
(OCoLC)575757368
Named Person: Edwin H Land; Edwin H Land; Edwin Herbert Land; Edwin Herbert Land
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Wensberg
ISBN: 0395421144 9780395421147
OCLC Number: 15591267
Notes: "A Peter Davison book."
Includes index.
Description: 258 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Optical Society --
2. The Picture --
3. Harvard --
4. The Window --
5. The Milk Barn --
6. Dartmouth Street --
7. The World's Fair --
8. Main Street --
9. The Copper King --
11. The Compound --
12. The Camera --
13. Demonstration, 1948 --
14. Sun --
15. U-2 --
16. Demonstration, 1960 --
17. Bounce Flash --
18. Progress Report --
19. The Swinger --
20. The Ninth Floor --
21. South Africa --
22. Rehearsal --
23. Octagons --
24. Market Research --
25. Management --
26. The Stock --
27. The President --
28. The Ritz --
29. Additive --
30. Prior Art.
Responsibility: Peter C. Wensberg.

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The unauthorized story of the enigmatic man who created a world-class organization in his own image and then lost control of it. 24 pages of photographs.  Read more...

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