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Simply Electrifying: The Technology That Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Craig Roach

Examines "the 250-year history of electricity through the stories of the men and women who used it to transform our world: Benjamin Franklin, James Watt, Michael Faraday, Samuel F.B. Morse, Thomas Edison, Samuel Insull, Albert Einstein, Rachel Carson, Elon Musk, and more. In the process, it reveals for the first time the ... often-dangerous story of electricity's historic discovery, development, and worldwide application"


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Book Information

Publisher: Benbella Books
Publish Date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 400
ISBN-13: 9781944648268
ISBN-10: 1944648267
Language: English

Full Description


Electricity is among humanity’s most significant discoveries. Yet few of us understand how technology, economics, politics and culture, among other factors, shape its ongoing evolution. Industry expert Craig Roach delivers this story, providing a highly accessible narrative about electricity’s inventors and innovators, along with its challenges and possibilities for the future.

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