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Edison

Inventing the Century

Edison( )
Author: Baldwin, Neil
ISBN:978-0-226-03571-0
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.00
Book Description:

The 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 genius who gave us electric light? Neil Baldwin gives us a complex portrait of the inventor himself—both myth and man—and a multifaceted account of the intellectual climate of the country he worked in and...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Technology & Engineering / Electrical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.126 x 1.455 Inches
Book Weight:1.694 Pounds



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