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Electric Century How the Taming of Lightning Shaped the Modern World

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ISBN-10: 3319511548

ISBN-13: 9783319511542

Edition: 2018

Authors: J. B. Williams

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Description:

This book is about how electricity has profoundly changed the way we live, work, and play. Some twenty topics are covered, with an abundance of graphs and images to build a comprehensive picture. Each looks at the developments, and the people who initiated them, together with how one led to the next and their subsequent impact on society. Topics include electric supply, lighting through X-rays, and all those appliances that make our homes so comfortable. Most homes at the end of the twentieth century were full of electrical equipment, much of which was regarded as essential. It ran from lights, washing machines, fridges, freezers, kettles, telephones and so on, to the more subtle things…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Publication date: 7/10/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.61" wide x 9.45" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 9.570
Language: English