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Thomas A. Edison and the modernization of America

Author: Martin V Melosi
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008.
Series: Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas A Edison; Thomas A Edison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin V Melosi
ISBN: 9780205539390 0205539394
OCLC Number: 79001986
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 228 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Editor's Preface Author's Preface *On the Urban Frontier *Itinerant Telegrapher *An Inventor's Apprenticeship *Invention Factory *Success in a Cotton Thread *Electrifying the World *Gilded Age Industrialist *The Persistence of Vision *The Corporate Image *The Wizard at War *Twilight Years *Legacy Study and Discussion Questions A Note on the Sources Index.
Series Title: Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Martin V. Melosi.
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