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ERIC Number: EJ474163
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-6519
Electrical Connections: Letters to Thomas Edison in Response to His Claim of Solving Incandescent Lighting, 1878.
Bazerman, Charles
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v8 n1 p135-49 Jan 1994
Discusses the way in which letters sent to Thomas Edison following the report that he had solved the problem of incandescent lighting reveal the many discursive worlds that Edison's work touched. Claims these letters indicate how a technological accomplishment is also a multiple, complex social, and communicative accomplishment, creating place and meaning for the new technology. (NH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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