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by Wyn Wachhorst

Category: Professionals and Academics
Subcategory: Memoris and Biographies
Author: Wyn Wachhorst
ISBN: 0262231085
ISBN13: 978-0262231084
Language: English
Publisher: MIT Press; 1st edition (1981)
Pages: 328
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Thomas Alva Edison book. There have been countless biographies of Edison the man, detailing the course of his life and describing his inventions.

Thomas Alva Edison book. There have been countless biographies of Edison the man, detailing the. The subject of this book is larger than life: Edison the Myth, Edison the Hero. It traces the transmutations of Edison's image in the eyes of his countrymen as the ideal embodiment of American values and virtues: hard work, perseverance, the gospel of te There have been countless biographies of Edison the man, detailing the course of his life and describing his inventions.

There have been countless biographies of Edison the man, detailing the course of his life and describing his inventions.

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication,. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures.

Wyn Wachhorst is an author and has been a Professor of History and American Studies at Stanford University, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and San Jose State. The MIT Press Reader.

The inventor of the light bulb, phonograph, and motion picture, Thomas Edison was granted 400 patents from 1879 to 1886. Did You Know? Thomas Edison was considered too difficult as a child so his mother homeschooled him. Did You Know? Edison became the first to project a motion picture in 1896, at Koster & Bial's Music Hall in New York City. Did You Know? Edison had a bitter rivalry with Nikola Tesla. Did You Know? During his lifetime, Edison received 1,093 .

Thomas Edison (1847 – 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who developed and made commercially . His Edison Electric company was a pioneering company for delivering DC electricity directly into people’s homes.

His Edison Electric company was a pioneering company for delivering DC electricity directly into people’s homes. He filed over 1,000 patents for a variety of different inventions.

Thomas Edison - Visionaries on Innovation - The Henry Ford. The most interesting adult version of an Edison biography is The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World, by Randall Stross. If you are looking for a good book to read that puts Edison into historic perspective in the "War of Currents" I highly recommend: "Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World" by Jill Jonnes. Randall Stross also has produced recent books on Google, Microsoft, and Steve Jobs

Thomas Edison: Life of an Electrifying Man (Filiquarian Publishing, LLC . Wyn Wachhorst, Thomas Alva Edison: An American Myth (Cambridge: .

Thomas Edison: Life of an Electrifying Man (Filiquarian Publishing, LL. 2008). Michael Burgan, Thomas Alva Edison: Great American Inventor (Compass Point Books, 2007). Edison Myth and Reputation Books Alan Derickson, Dangerously Sleepy: Overworked Americans and the Cult of Manly Wakefulness (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). Jill Jonnes, Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count (New York, .

First printing. A Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. DJ has light wear along the upper edges.
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