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The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Research to Development at Menlo Park, January 1879-March 1881 (The Papers of Thomas A. Edison #5)

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The fifth volume of The Papers of Thomas A. Edison covers Edison's invention and development of the first commercial incandescent electric light and power system. In the process he turned his famed Menlo Park laboratory into the first true research and development facility. This also enabled him to develop a new telephone for the British market in the midst of his herculea ...more
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Published October 11th 2004 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass p ...more
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Other Books in the Series

The Papers of Thomas A. Edison (7 books)
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: The Making of an Inventor, February 1847-June 1874
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Menlo Park: The Early Years, April 1876-December 1877
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park, 1878
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Electrifying New York and Abroad, April 1881–March 1883
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Losses and Loyalties, April 1883–December 1884
  • The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: New Beginnings, January 1885-December 1887

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