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The Battery: how portable power sparked a technological revolution

Author: Schlesinger, Henry Publisher: Smithsonian Books, 2010.Language: EnglishDescription: 308 p. : Ill./Photos ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780061442933Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print TK7874 .S34 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Battery How Portable Power Sparked a Technological Revolution Contents Introduction History in Real Time ix 1 10 39 51 69 97 131 141 169 176 184 198 213 One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Eleven Twelve Thirteen A World without Science The Death of Superstition The Tale of the Frog Science, Showmanship, and the Voltaic Pile Not a Gentleman of Science What Hath God Wrought? Finally, Something Useful Power and Light Genius by Design Victorian Age of Discovery Without Wires Mass-Marketing Miracles What Will They Think of Next? Fourteen Fifteen Sixteen Seventeen Eighteen Nineteen Distance Dies in the Parlor The Endless Frontier See It! Hear It! Get It! Smaller and Smaller Always On Lab Reports Bring on the Future 217 225 251 262 270 274 279 Epilogue Appendix Those Troublesome Baghdad Batteries Selected Bibliography Index 283 289 297

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