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Author McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino.
Title War of the currents : Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla / by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2013.
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 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 333.79 MCP     AVAILABLE
Descript 64 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Scientific rivalries and scandals
Scientific rivalries and scandals.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-62) and index.
Contents Lighting the White City -- Thomas Edison : DC champion -- Nikola Tesla : The challenge of AC -- Enter George Westinghouse -- Rivalry becomes war -- Water and light -- AC and DC in a changing world.
Summary Examines the feud between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla over which electric system would be the standard, and the ways that both changed the world.
Subject Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943 -- Juvenile literature.
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 -- Juvenile literature.
Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943.
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931.
Electrification -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Electric currents, Alternating -- Juvenile literature.
Electric currents, Direct -- Juvenile literature.
Electrification.
Electric currents, Alternating.
Electric currents, Direct.
ISBN 9780761354871 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0761354875 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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