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Edison and the Rise of Innovation

Leonard DeGraaf

Drawing on documents and photographs in the vast collections of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, this book offers a richly illustrated study of the life and achievements of Thomas Edison (1847–1931), describing the groundbreaking innovations and inventions – particularly the phonograph and commercial electric light and power systems – that changed the world, but also focusing on his laboratories, his approach to business and how he revolutionized the way we develop new technologies. Foreword by Bill Gates.

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  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9781402767364
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1.2kg
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