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Williams, J.B.

The Electric Century

Williams, J.B. - The Electric Century, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
J. B. Williams

2. Chaotic Beginnings
J. B. Williams

3. Lighting that Doesn’t Need Lighting
J. B. Williams

4. Streetcars, Subways, Trains and Suburbs
J. B. Williams

5. First You Have to Make It: The Spread of the Electricity Supply
J. B. Williams

6. Beginnings of Mass Production: Electric Power in Industry
J. B. Williams

7. Early Mass Media: Newspapers and Cinema
J. B. Williams

8. The Catless Miaow: Wireless Telegraphy
J. B. Williams

9. Healthy? Early Medical Electricity
J. B. Williams

10. Portable Power: Batteries
J. B. Williams

11. A Good Investment: Electricity Grids
J. B. Williams

12. Willing Servants: The Growth of Appliances in the 1930s
J. B. Williams

13. Blackout: War and Crisis in Electric Power Generation
J. B. Williams

14. Give Someone a Bell: Telephones
J. B. Williams

15. Horseless Carriages: Road Vehicles
J. B. Williams

16. Too Cheap to Meter? Nuclear Power and Beyond
J. B. Williams

17. Keeping it Fresh: Fridges and Freezers
J. B. Williams

18. Banishing Washday: Home Laundry
J. B. Williams

19. Going Up… or Down: Elevators and Escalators
J. B. Williams

20. Gadgets: Small Household Appliances
J. B. Williams

21. Freedom of the House: Central Heating and Air Conditioning
J. B. Williams

22. Power Tools and the DIY Revolution
J. B. Williams

23. The Electric Century
J. B. Williams

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Science in Technology, History of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Physics of Energy Technology, History of Computing, Media and Communication

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319511559
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-51154-2

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