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

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

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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; and George...

Author : Jill Jonnes

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

Publisher : Random House Incorporated

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

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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...

Empires of Light : century, three brilliant and visionary

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

Author : Jill Jonnes

bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical

Publisher : Random House

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

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portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless world of

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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 technology, such as...

Author : Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

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

Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books

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

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the first to supply electric power to more Americans. The early providers would set the standards—and

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

Empires of Light : the race among three great titans of

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

Author : Jill Jonnes

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

Publisher : Singapore Books

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

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to the world. 30,000 first printing.

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Empire Of Light : a physicist with the vision...

Empire of Light : the expertise of a physicist

Empire of Light of an art connoisseur and the skill of an accomplished writer to offer a...

Author : A Joseph Henry Press book

an accomplished writer to offer a unique view of the most fundamental feature of

Publisher : Joseph Henry Press

of the most fundamental feature of the universe: light. Empire of Light discusses the

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Light discusses the nature of light, how the eye sees, and how our understanding

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

AC/DC : thomas edison wrongly bet in the fierce

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 The Sand : of the struggle for mastery in the middle...

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

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

Author : Efraim Karsh

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

Publisher : Harvard University Press

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

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

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

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

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

Author : Harald Fischer-Tiné

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

Publisher : Springer

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

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

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The Last Days Of Night : his only remaining rival for patent infringement,...

The Last Days of Night : thomas edison sues his only remaining rival

The Last Days of Night patent infringement, George Westinghouse hires untested Columbia Law School graduate Paul Ravath for a case fraught with...

Author : Graham Moore

School graduate Paul Ravath for a case fraught with lies, betrayals, and deception.

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with lies, betrayals, and deception.

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

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

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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Empires Of The Sea : and islam for the soul of europe....

Empires of the Sea : battle between christendom and islam for the

Empires of the Sea of Europe. This struggle's brutal climax came between 1565 and 1571, seven years that witnessed a...

Author : Roger Crowley

1565 and 1571, seven years that witnessed a fight to the finish decided in a series

Publisher : Random House Incorporated

fight to the finish decided in a series of bloody set pieces: the epic siege of

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pieces: the epic siege of Malta, in which a tiny band of Christian defenders defied the

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