Empires Of Light : three great titans of the gilded...

Empires Of Light : the race among three great titans

Empires Of Light Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and...

Author : Jill Jonnes

incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire

Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks

George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder--to bring electricity to the world. Reader's Guide

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to the world. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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Empires Of Light : three great titans of the...

Empires Of Light : the race among three great

Empires Of Light Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla;...

Author : Jill Jonnes

incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful

Publisher : Random House Incorporated

George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder--to bring electricity to the world. Reader's

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to the world. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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Empires Of Light : and visionary titans of america’s gilded age—thomas edison,...

Empires of Light : century, three brilliant and visionary titans of america’s

Empires of Light Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied...

Author : Jill Jonnes

bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire.

Publisher : Random House

and powerful electrical empire. In Empires of Light, historian Jill Jonnes portrays

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portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless world of cutting-edge

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Empires Of Light : three great titans of the gilded age--inventor thomas...

Empires of Light : the race among three great titans of the

Empires of Light Gilded Age--inventor Thomas Alva Edison, creator of the incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla;...

Author : Jill Jonnes

incandescent light bulb; eccentric genius Nikola Tesla; and George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful

Publisher : Singapore Books

George Westinghouse, a tough entrepreneur and powerful empire builder--to bring electricity to the world. 30,000

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to the world. 30,000 first printing.

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Empires Of The Sand : of the struggle for mastery in the...

Empires of the Sand : and comprehensive reinterpretation of the struggle for

Empires of the Sand in the Middle East during the long nineteenth century (1789-1923). This book denies primacy to...

Author : Efraim Karsh

century (1789-1923). This book denies primacy to Western imperialism in the restructuring of the region

Publisher : Harvard University Press

imperialism in the restructuring of the region and attributes equal responsibility to regional powers. Rejecting

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to regional powers. Rejecting the view of modern Middle Eastern history as an offshoot of

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George Westinghouse : and gas distribution equipment to the corporate...

George Westinghouse : inventor from railroad and gas distribution equipment

George Westinghouse the corporate model of invention and research. He surpassed Edison in electricity...

Author : Quentin R. Skrabec

surpassed Edison in electricity pioneering and in managing workers too; but they

Publisher : Algora Publishing

workers too; but they both lost their companies in the panic of

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of 1907. The bank always wins.

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Empires Of The Weak : to the predominant world order what accounts for...

Empires of the Weak : a temporary exception to the predominant world order

Empires of the Weak What accounts for the rise of the state, the creation of the first...

Author : Jason Sharman

the creation of the first global system, and the dominance of the West?

Publisher : Princeton University Press

the dominance of the West? The conventional answer asserts that superior technology, tactics,

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technology, tactics, and institutions forged by Darwinian military competition gave Europeans a decisive

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AC/DC : bet in the fierce war between supporters of...

AC/DC : thomas edison wrongly bet in the fierce war

AC/DC between supporters of alternating current and direct current. The savagery of this electrical battle can hardly be...

Author : Tom McNichol

The savagery of this electrical battle can hardly be imagined today. The showdown between AC and DC

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

be imagined today. The showdown between AC and DC began as a rather straightforward conflict between technical

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a rather straightforward conflict between technical standards, a battle of competing methods to deliver essentially the same

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Empires Of Food : truth about civilization, one that has played...

Empires of Food : contains a profound truth about civilization, one

Empires of Food has played out on the world historical stage over many millennia of...

Author : Andrew Rimas

over many millennia of human endeavor. Using the colorful diaries of a

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century merchant as a narrative guide, Empires of

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of Food vividly chronicles the fate of people and societies for the

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War Of The Currents : enjoyed electric lighting in their...

War of the Currents : wealthy city dwellers enjoyed electric

War of the Currents homes. Everyone else had to make due with dirtier and more dangerous lighting...

Author : Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

dirtier and more dangerous lighting technology, such as kerosene lanterns and gas lamps.

Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books

kerosene lanterns and gas lamps. Eager companies wanted to be among the first

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the first to supply electric power to more Americans. The early providers would

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Anxieties, Fear And Panic In Colonial Settings : been shaped to a considerable extent...

Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings : colonial empires has been shaped to

Anxieties, Fear and Panic in Colonial Settings extent by negative emotions such as anxiety, fear and embarrassment as well as by the...

Author : Harald Fischer-Tiné

and embarrassment as well as by the regular occurrence of panics. The case studies it

Publisher : Springer

occurrence of panics. The case studies it assembles examine the various ways in which panics

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ways in which panics and anxieties were generated in imperial situations and how they shook

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Empires Of The Silk Road : to the present day, empires of the silk...

Empires of the Silk Road : from ancient times to the present day, empires

Empires of the Silk Road of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of...

Author : Christopher I. Beckwith

of the origins, history, and significance of this major world region. Christopher Beckwith describes the

Publisher : Princeton University Press

major world region. Christopher Beckwith describes the rise and fall of the great Central Eurasian

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the great Central Eurasian empires, including those of the Scythians, Attila the Hun, the Turks

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