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  • 中文名稱
    Tesla
  • 裝幀
    Paperback
  • 定價
    USD 16.00
  • 作者
    Margaret Cheney
  • 出版社
    Touchstone
  • 出版日期
    2001-10-02
  • ISBN
    9780743215367
  • 副標題
    Man Out of Time

媒体推荐

Discover A dramatic and poignant portrait.
American Scientist Excellent...a significant contribution to the recent history of science...informative and delightful to read.
Publishers Weekly Well documented, sympathetic, and engaging.
Choice Cheney's excellent biography of one of the most idiosyncratic and truly enigmatic "scientists" is both comprehensive and well written...very warmly recommended.
The Sunday Times, London Uncommonly colorful...absorbing.

作者简介

Margaret Cheney is a biographer of unusual versatility. In addition to her two major studies of Tesla (most recently Tesla: Master of Lightning, with Robert Uth), she has written Midnight at Mabel's, a biography of the great cabaret singer and song stylist Mabel Mercer. Cheney is also the author of Meanwhile Farm and Why: The Serial Killer in America. She lives in California.

目录

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

  1. Modern Prometheus
  2. A Gambling Man
  3. Immigrants of Distinction
  4. At the Court of Mr. Edison
  5. The War of the Currents Begins
  6. Order of the Flaming Sword
  7. Radio
  8. High Society
  9. High Road, Low Road
  10. An Error of Judgment
  11. To Mars
  12. Robots
  13. Hurler of Lightning
  14. Blackout at Colorado Springs
  15. Magnificent and Doomed
  16. Ridiculed, Condemned, Combatted
  17. The Great Radio Controversy
  18. Midstream Perils
  19. The Nobel Affair
  20. Flying Stove
  21. Radar
  22. The Guest of Honor
  23. Pigeons
  24. Transitions
  25. The Birthday Parties
  26. Corks on Water
  27. Cosmic Communion
  28. Death and Transfiguration
  29. The Missing Papers
  30. The Legacy

Bibliographical Essay

Reference Notes

Postscript

Index

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