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Inventing the Electric Light (Breakthrough Inventions)

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Published by Crabtree Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Electricity & magnets,
  • Juvenile Engineering / Energy,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Technology - History,
  • Technology - Inventions,
  • Technology - Electricity & Electronics,
  • Technology - How Things Work/Are Made,
  • Electric lighting,
  • History,
  • Inventions,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10973969M
ISBN 100778728188
ISBN 109780778728184

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