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The Resource The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg

The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg

Label
The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America
Title
The age of Edison
Title remainder
electric light and the invention of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Freeberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freeberg, Ernest
Dewey number
303.48/3097309034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T173.4
LC item number
.F74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Penguin history of American life
  • Penguin history of American life
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technological innovations
  • Technological innovations
  • Electric lighting
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Edison, Thomas A.
Label
The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Inventing Edison -- Inventing electric light -- Civic light -- Creative destruction: Edison and the gas companies -- Work light -- Leisure light -- Inventive nation -- Looking at inventions, inventing new ways of looking -- Inventing a profession -- The light of civilization -- Exuberance and order -- Illumination science -- Rural light -- Electric light's golden jubilee
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9781594204265
Lccn
2012039513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn823294391
  • 674190
Label
The age of Edison : electric light and the invention of modern America, Ernest Freeberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Inventing Edison -- Inventing electric light -- Civic light -- Creative destruction: Edison and the gas companies -- Work light -- Leisure light -- Inventive nation -- Looking at inventions, inventing new ways of looking -- Inventing a profession -- The light of civilization -- Exuberance and order -- Illumination science -- Rural light -- Electric light's golden jubilee
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9781594204265
Lccn
2012039513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn823294391
  • 674190

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