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The Resource The merchant of power : Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis, John F. Wasik

The merchant of power : Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis, John F. Wasik

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The merchant of power : Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis
Title
The merchant of power
Title remainder
Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis
Statement of responsibility
John F. Wasik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of a colleague of Thomas Edison who invented the power grid and became one of the world's richest men, in a portrait that draws on archival information to trace his pivotal contributions to the founding of General Electric and warns readers about the excesses of corporate power
Biography type
individual biography
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268165
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wasik, John F
Dewey number
  • 333.793/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9685.U6
LC item number
I578 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Insull, Samuel
  • Businesspeople
  • Electric utilities
  • Commonwealth Edison Company
  • Holding companies
  • Public utilities
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis
Label
The merchant of power : Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis, John F. Wasik
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-261) and index
Control code
ocm61448256
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 270 p., [3] p. of plates
Isbn
9781403968845
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005051711
Other control number
9781403968845
Other physical details
ports.
Label
The merchant of power : Samuel Insull, Thomas Edison, and the creation of the modern metropolis, John F. Wasik
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-261) and index
Control code
ocm61448256
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 270 p., [3] p. of plates
Isbn
9781403968845
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005051711
Other control number
9781403968845
Other physical details
ports.

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