Author: Matthew Josephson
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471548065
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Depicts Edison as a pivotal figure in America's economic and industrial revolution success and at the same time as a human being, including his exploitative and, at times, crude qualities.


Author: Paul Israel
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471362708
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"-Kirkus Reviews The conventional story of Thomas Edison reads more like myth than history: With only three months of formal education, a hardworking young man overcomes the odds and becomes one of the greatest inventors in history.

Mein Leben Und Werk Classic Reprint

Author: Henry Ford
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781333164607
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About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Edison S Electric Light

Author: Robert Friedel
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801899447
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has been written about the events at Menlo Park in october of 1879, the most
pivotal month in all of Edison's work on the electric light. despite the attention
given the activity of those autumn weeks in accounts ranging from contemporary
newspaper descriptions to the latest Edison biographies, many questions remain
about the new turns taken by the research. The uncertainty still surrounding the
developments of that october is due in no small degree to Edison and his
colleagues, who ...


Author: Frank Lewis Dyer
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775418456
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Gain new insight into the life of quintessential American inventor Thomas Alva Edison with this comprehensive biography.

Thomas Edison

Author: Jan Adkins
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756652074
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Highlights the life and accomplishments of the inventor of the phonograph, the electric light bulb, and many other devices.


Author: Neil Baldwin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226035710
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BIOGRAPHY he genius of America's most prolific inventor, Thomas Edison, is
widely acknowledged, and Edison himself has become an almost mythic figure.
But how much do we really know about the man who considered deriving rubber
from a goldenrod plant as opposed to the mastermind who gave us electric light?
In this fascinating biography, Neil Baldwin gives us a complex portrait of the
inventor himself — both myth and man — and a multifaceted account of the
intellectual ...