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The Resource The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg

The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg

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The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America
Title
The age of Edison
Title remainder
electric light and the invention of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Freeberg
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The late 19th century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but more than any other invention, Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb marked the arrival of modernity, transforming its inventor into a mythic figure and avatar of an era. In narrative that reaches from Coney Island and Broadway to the tiniest towns of rural America, award-winning author and historian Ernest Freeberg presents a sweeping history of electric light, its celebrated inventor, and the birth of the modern age
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Freeberg, Ernest
Dewey number
  • 621.3'2'0973'09034
  • 621.320973
  • 621.320973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electric lighting
  • Inventions
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Technology
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The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780143124443
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780143124443
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780143124443
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780143124443
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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