Inventing the Century Revised edition
By (author) Neil Baldwin
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Edison by Neil Baldwin
Book DescriptionThe genius of Thomas Edison is widely acknowledged, and Edison himself has become an almost mythical figure. But how much do we really know about the man who considered deriving rubber from a goldenrod plant as opposed to the genius who gave us electric light? In this text, Neil Baldwin gives a complex portrait of the inventor - both myth and man - and an account of the intellectual climate of the country he worked in and irrevocably changed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226035710
(235mm x 155mm x 35mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 2-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Henry Ford and the Jews, Paperback (November 2002)
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A lively, in-depth discussion of A SEPARATE PEACE. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
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Author Biography - Neil Baldwin
Neil Baldwin is an executive director of the National Book Foundation and coeditor of "The Writing Life." He is the author of critically acclaimed biographies of William Carlos Williams and Man Ray, as well as "Legends of the Plumed Serpent: Biography of a Mexican God."
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