The Battery: How Portable Power Sparked a Technological Revolution

by Henry Schlesinger (Author)
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“Henry Schlesinger is playful and intelligent and obscenely well read.” — Richard Zacks, author of The Pirate Hunter

"Henry Schlesinger’s fascinating and superbly researched history of the battery is the story of civilization as we know it." — Michael Belfiore, author of The Department of Mad Scientists

Henry Schlesinger’s The Battery is the first popular history of the technology that harnessed electricity and powered the greatest scientific and technological advances of our time. If you like Wired Magazine and popular science books, you'll love the "hidden history" of The Battery.

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Publication Date
March 16, 2010
Publisher
Page count
320
ISBN
9780061985294
Paper ISBN
9780061442940
File size
650 KB