Invented By Law

Author: Christopher Beauchamp
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674744543
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Christopher Beauchamp debunks the myth of Alexander Graham Bell as the telephone’s sole inventor, exposing that story’s origins in the arguments advanced by Bell’s lawyers during fiercely contested battles for patent monopoly.

The Telephone Gambit Chasing Alexander Graham Bell S Secret

Author: Seth Shulman
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039333368X
Size: 46.12 MB
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Documents the illicit beginnings of the lucrative telephone monopoly, revealing how Bell's journals acknowledged his illegal copying of Elisha Gray's invention in order to secure what would become the nation's most valuable patent.

Patently Contestable

Author: Stathis Arapostathis
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019035
Size: 22.44 MB
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These battles played out in the twin tribunals of the courtroom and the press. In Patently Contestable, Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday examine how Britain's patent laws and associated cultures changed from the 1870s to the 1920s.

Regulating Railroad Innovation

Author: Steven W. Usselman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521001069
Size: 58.90 MB
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A study of America's efforts to regulate expanding railroad technology.

The Telephone Patent Conspiracy Of 1876

Author: A. Edward Evenson
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786462438
Size: 28.29 MB
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This book recounts the little-known story in full, relying on original documents (most never before published) to preserve the flavor of the debate and provide an authentic account.

Who Was Alexander Graham Bell

Author: Bonnie Bader
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698159691
Size: 10.37 MB
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Did you know that Bell's amazing invention--the telephone--stemmed from his work on teaching the deaf?

The Last Days Of Night

Author: Graham Moore
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812988914
Size: 44.11 MB
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. . Takes place against a backdrop rich with period detail . . . Works wonderfully as an entertainment . . . As it charges forward, the novel leaves no dot unconnected.”—Noah Hawley, The New York Times Book Review

Reluctant Genius

Author: Charlotte Gray
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628721405
Size: 67.58 MB
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This is an essential portrait of an American giant whose innovations revolutionized the modern world.


Author: Robert V. Bruce
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801496912
Size: 24.58 MB
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A reprint of the 1973 biography of the American inventor.