Edison and the Electric Chair

Edison and the Electric Chair

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Imprint. Describes how Thomas Edison, an avowed opponent of the death penalty, became the creator of the electric chair, offering a close- up look the social, cultural, economic, and political factors involved in the invention, the battle between Edison and his rival George Westinghouse, and more.show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0143000586
  • 9780143000587