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Makers of Electricity by Brother Potamian, James Joseph Walsh

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Makers of Electricity
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Publisher: Fordham University Press
ISBN/ASIN: B00JY2PV1I
Number of pages: 442

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This volume represents an effort in the direction of what may be called the biographical history of electricity. The controlling idea in its preparation was to provide brief yet reasonably complete sketches of the lives of the great pioneer workers in electricity, the ground-breaking investigators who went distinctly beyond the bounds of what was known before their time, not merely to add a fringe of information to previous knowledge, but to make it easy for succeeding generations to reach conclusions in electrical science that would have been quite impossible until their revealing work was done.

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