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Thomas Edison: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Genius Inventor

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Author: History, Captivating

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 100

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Release Date: 23-01-2018

Details: Explore the Captivating Life of Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison was born into a hard-working but attentive family. He struggled in school and became deaf at an early age. Born on February 11, 1847, Edison would become, arguably, the best-known American inventor of all time. His invention of the light bulb was one of more than 1,000 patents he held during his lifetime. Others included the phonograph, the electrical grid, and motion pictures. His work changed the way we see and hear the world around us.

Some of the topics covered in this book include:

  • America Before Edison
  • Enter the Edisons
  • Edison’s Mother and Life in Port Huron
  • Telegraphy and Leaving Home
  • Inventing the Future in Menlo Park
  • The Industrial Revolution and Lighting New York
  • The Phonograph and Moving Pictures
  • The World Columbian Exposition
  • The War of the Currents
  • Love, Marriage and Seminole Lodge
  • Edison’s War Work
  • Edison and Anti-Semitism
  • The Electric Chair
  • The Next Generation of Edison’s
  • Edison’s Legacy
  • And much more!
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