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The Resource Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world, Jill Jonnes

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

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Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world
Title
Empires of light
Title remainder
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world
Statement of responsibility
Jill Jonnes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jonnes, Jill
Dewey number
621.3/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electric engineering
  • Electrification
  • Electric power
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Westinghouse, George
  • Competition
Label
Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world, Jill Jonnes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-377) and index
Control code
BK0004091917
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 416 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375507397
Lccn
2002031866
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Empires of light : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the race to electrify the world, Jill Jonnes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-377) and index
Control code
BK0004091917
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 416 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375507397
Lccn
2002031866
Other physical details
ill.

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