Domesticating Electricity

Domesticating Electricity

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A socio-cultural study of the history of electricity during the late Victorian and Edward periods. It shows how technology, authority and gender interacted in pre-World War I Britain.Schiffer, M. B., Drawing the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age ofEnlightenment (Berkeley, CA and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2003). ... Scrutton, P. E., Electricity in Town and Country Houses (Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co., 1898). ... Episodes in the History of Medical Electricity (Bologna: CIS Universita di Bologna, 2001), pp.181a€“208.

Title:Domesticating Electricity
Author:Graeme Gooday
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-22


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