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Edison & the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death

Autor: Essig, Mark

Editorial: Walker & Company

Formato:Tapa Suave
Precio de Lista:$15.00
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Edison & the Electric Chair: A Story of Light and Death : Thomas Edison stunned America in 1879 by unveiling a world-changing invention - the light bulb - and then launching the electrification of America's cities. A decade later, despite having been an avowed opponent of the death penalty, Edison threw his laboratory resources and reputation behind the creation of a very different sort of device - the electric chair. Deftly exploring this startling chapter in American history, Edison & the Electric Chair delivers both a vivid portrait of a nation on the cusp of modernity and a provocative new examination of Edison himself.


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ISBN 13:9780802777102
ISBN 10:0802777104
Formato:Tapa Suave
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:358
Tamaño:8.20" l x 5.40" w x 1.20" h
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