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Publication Date : 7/2/2013
Publisher : Perseus Book Group
Language : ENG
ISBN : 9780802194572
Synopsis : "Describes how P.T. Barnum's Topsy the elephant was electrocuted in Coney Island with 6600 volts of alternating current as proof that it was much more dangerous than direct current in an ongoing dispute between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse. 25,000 first printing."
File Size : 5.34 MB
Text to Speech Enabled
Audience : General Adult

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