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The Resource The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world, Mike Winchell

The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world, Mike Winchell

Label
The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world
Title
The electric war
Title remainder
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world
Statement of responsibility
Mike Winchell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Recounts the scientific competition in the United States for the dominant electric current between Thomas Alva Edison's direct current, and Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse' alternating current
  • "The riveting nonfiction account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchell, Mike
Dewey number
621.3/09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 12-14
LC call number
TK140.E3
LC item number
W478 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Westinghouse, George
  • Electrification
  • Electric power
  • Electrical engineering
  • Lighting
  • Inventors
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world, Mike Winchell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-249) 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
The calm before the storm -- The first spark -- What's good for the goose -- A wizard is born -- AC/DC, a current craze -- Flashes of light -- What's mine is yours -- Meeting of the minds -- Earned success -- The rabid animal versus the fawn in the forest -- Death in the wires -- Shocked... -- ...To death -- In Kemmler's wake -- All the world's a stage -- One rises, one falls
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9781250120168
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018021059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083101014
Label
The electric war : Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse and the race to light the world, Mike Winchell
Publication
Note
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-249) 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
The calm before the storm -- The first spark -- What's good for the goose -- A wizard is born -- AC/DC, a current craze -- Flashes of light -- What's mine is yours -- Meeting of the minds -- Earned success -- The rabid animal versus the fawn in the forest -- Death in the wires -- Shocked... -- ...To death -- In Kemmler's wake -- All the world's a stage -- One rises, one falls
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9781250120168
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018021059
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1083101014

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