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George Westinghouse gentle genius

Quentin R. Skrabec

c2007

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  • Title:
    George Westinghouse gentle genius
  • Author: Quentin R. Skrabec
  • Description: Introduction; Chapter 1. The Panic of 1907; Chapter 2. In Search of Character; Chapter 3. Railroad Inventor; Chapter 4. Pittsburgh Industrialist; Chapter 5. Victorian Engineer; Chapter 6. American and International Industrialist; Chapter 7. A New Interest; Chapter 8. The War of the Currents; Chapter 9. Westinghouse and the Tesla System; Chapter 10. Westinghouse Goes to the Fair; Chapter 11. Wilmerding, America's Company Town; Chapter 12. Niagara's White Coal; Chapter 13. East Pittsburgh; Chapter 14. Duopoly; Chapter 15. Industrial Diplomat; Chapter 16. The Old Genius and His Employees
    Chapter 17. His Last ChapterEpilogue: Capitalism with a Heart -A Futuristic Vision; Bibliography
    George Westinghouse's story is rich in drama and in breadth, a story of power, city building, and applying the Golden Rule in business. His biography intersects with those of many great personalities of the Gilded Age, such as J.P Morgan, Henry Clay Frick, Andrew Carnegie, the Mellon Family, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Nikola Tesla. One of the most successful industrialists in America, George Westinghouse was a wizard who took a much different approach than Thomas Edison. Westinghouse became a manager of innovation. He was not only an inventor in his own right, but the orchestra leader of a
  • Publication Date: c2007
  • Publisher: New York : Algora Pub.
  • Format: 1 online resource (272 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-281-39849-7;ISBN 9786611398491;ISBN 0-87586-508-9
  • Subjects: Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company -- History; Inventors -- United States -- Biography; Electrical engineering -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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