Ernest Freeberg - The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America
Friday, March 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm
In 1879 Edison turned on the incandescent light
bulb—and in a flash, life was revolutionized.
Freeberg, an award-winning historian at the University of
Tennessee, traces the impact of Edison’s invention from the
growth of urban centers and power grids to the patent system
and research-and-development labs.
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Penguin Press - February 21st, 2013