Empires of Light

by Jill Jonnes | August 19, 2003 | Engineering & Transportation

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The gripping history of electricity and how the fateful collision of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse left the world utterly transformed.

In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire. In ...

More details for Empires of Light

  • ISBN #

    0375507396

  • Page count

    416 pages

  • Publication Date

    August 19, 2003

  • Publisher

    Random House

  • Category

    Non-Fiction

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