The Romance of Modern Electricity

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(4.5 stars; 2 reviews)

From the series, The Library of Romance, this book introduces the reader to the modern concepts of electricity. The author discusses how man came to know about electricity, and how it powers the world of 1910. (9 hr 11 min)


The Part Electricity Played 10:58 Read by Kerry Adams
How We Came to Know About Electricity 9:16 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
How Batteries Were Invented 19:44 Read by Availle
What is Magnetism? 15:17 Read by petermosier
How Magnetism is Related to Electricity 8:42 Read by petermosier
How We Came to Have the Telegraph 15:02 Read by HelloCentral
How We Now Send Telegrams 22:51 Read by Matt Stiner
Telegraphing Across the Sea 18:48 Read by ostrichreads
Some Early Attempts at Telegraphy 10:56 Read by Martin Hill
Telegraphing Through Space 21:11 Read by Matt Stiner
Electricity in Nature 15:38 Read by Availle
Interesting Applications of Electricity 18:13 Read by Amelie Dawson
Further Applications of Electricity 23:00 Read by Owlivia
Electricity and Speech 38:08 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Wireless Telephony 9:28 Read by Matt Stiner
Induction Coils Explained 10:57 Read by jenno
Light That Does Not Affect the Eye 13:42 Read by Availle
How Electricity Produces Light 18:51 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Electricity From Mechanical Motion 15:04 Read by HelloCentral
Mechanical Motion From Electricity 15:32 Read by HelloCentral
Electric Railways, Niagara, etc. 23:11 Read by Eric Johnson
Electricity in the Observatory 25:28 Read by prajak
Electricity and the Physician 10:13 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Electricity and Radium 20:09 Read by Availle
Electricity and Chemistry 13:57 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Electricity in the Coal-Mine 16:03 Read by elmachina
Electricity as a Heating Agent 7:13 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Electricity's Relation to Heat 13:27 Read by Matt Stiner
How Electricity Aids the Conjurer 19:35 Read by ostrichreads
How We Measure Electricity 29:16 Read by Availle
Some Questions Answered 11:03 Read by J. M. Smallheer
What We Know About Electricity 16:08 Read by Availle
Conclusion 14:54 Read by Marie Christian


Very educational book

(5 stars)

I'm enjoying this book very much. So interesting about Electricity.