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Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Man Who Invented the Telephone [SCM]

by Edwin S. Grosvenor Author, Morgan Wesson Author

A fully-illustrated book about the early years of the telephone, at the center of which is Bell himself. Co-authored by Bell's great-grandson, this book reveals the inventor as a man of warmth and human frailty, loved by his wife and children. Wonderful photographs and first-hand sources. Covers the vast variety of Bell's inventions.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
ISBN
0810940051
Print Status
Out of Print
Chapters
13
Pages
304
Suggested Grades
9th - 12th
Geographical Setting
Scotland, England, Ontario, Massachusetts, Washington DC,
Historical Setting
1847 - 1922
Publisher
Harry N Abrams
Copyright
1997

Chapters

  • 1 Birth of an Inventor
  • 2 I May Succeed
  • 3 Mr. Bell, Do You Understand What I Say?
  • 4 One Good Invention
  • 5 The Highest Incentive a Man Can Have
  • 6 The Bell Monopoly
  • 7 It Will All Be Up With Us
  • 8 The Rise of the Independents
  • 9 The World and All That's In It
  • 10 To Get Into the Air
  • 11 From Coast to Coast
  • 12 Life With Grandfather
  • 13 What the World Calls Failures

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