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...

Author : Jill Jonnes

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

Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks

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

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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 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...

Empires of Light : century, three brilliant and visionary

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

Author : Jill Jonnes

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

Publisher : Random House

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

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portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless world of cutting-edge science, invention, intrigue,

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

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

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

Author : Jason Sharman

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

Publisher : Princeton University Press

the dominance of the West? The conventional answer asserts that superior

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

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

George Westinghouse : inventor from railroad and gas distribution equipment to

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

Author : Quentin R. Skrabec

surpassed Edison in electricity pioneering and in managing workers too; but they both lost their companies

Publisher : Algora Publishing

workers too; but they both lost their companies in the panic of 1907. The bank always

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of 1907. The bank always wins.

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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...

Author : Efraim Karsh

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

Publisher : Harvard University Press

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

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

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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...

Author : Tom McNichol

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

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

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

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

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

War of the Currents : wealthy city dwellers enjoyed electric lighting

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

Author : Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

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

Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books

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

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

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Stand Out Of Our Light : persuasion developed by tech giants who...

Stand Out of Our Light : systems of intelligent persuasion developed by

Stand Out of Our Light who compete for our time and attention. This title is also available as Open Access....

Author : James Williams

title is also available as Open Access.

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Atlantic Empires Of France And Spain : ...

Atlantic empires of France and Spain :

Atlantic empires of France and Spain ...

Author : John Robert McNeill

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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 human endeavor. Using the...

Author : Andrew Rimas

over many millennia of human endeavor. Using the colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century merchant as a

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

colorful diaries of a sixteenth-century merchant as a narrative guide, Empires of Food vividly chronicles the

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of Food vividly chronicles the fate of people and societies for the past twelve thousand years

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Empires Of Light : the greatest test of all: the...

Empires of Light : sworn to survive the greatest test

Empires of Light The Labyrinth, an island complex of deadly mazes. Success means joining the ruling elite of the...

Author : Chris Vuille

Success means joining the ruling elite of the Sinkrus Empire, beset by treacherous political factions, threats

Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub

Sinkrus Empire, beset by treacherous political factions, threats from neighboring interstellar coalitions, and the galaxy-spanning Compnet

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coalitions, and the galaxy-spanning Compnet and its cyborg clones. Val, within the Labyrinth, joins forces with

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