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Joseph Henry, father of American electronics

by Patricia Jahns

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution whose experiments laid the basis for modern electronics.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Dave Hodges
    SeriesHall of Fame books
    ContributionsHodges, David, illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ143.H6 J3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24848970M
    ISBN 100135111471
    LC Control Number69010333

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