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  • Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Description: viii, 248 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0471208671 :


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Great feuds in technology : ten of the liveliest disputes ever

by Hellman, Hal, 1927-

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Call number: 602 He

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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Ned Ludd versus the industrial revolution : are machines the problem? -- Davy versus Stephenson : who invented the miner's safety lamp? -- Morse versus Jackson and Henry : the electromagnetic telegraph -- Edison versus Westinghouse : the AD/DC war -- Ford versus Selden and ALAM : automobile manufacturing -- Wright Brothers versus Curtiss, Chanute, Ader, Whitehead, and other : the first successful flying machine -- Sarnoff versus Farnsworth : the fathers of television -- Rickover versus Zumwalt (and just about everyone else) : nuclear submarines and a nuclear Navy -- Venter versus Collins : decoding the human genome -- Rifkin versus the Monsanto Company : battling the biotech world.

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