Frankenstein's children : electricity, exhibition, and experiment in early-nineteenth-century London /

During the second quarter of the nineteenth century, Londoners were enthralled by a strange fluid called electricity. In examining this period, Iwan Morus moves beyond the conventional focus on the celebrated Michael Faraday to discuss other electrical experimenters, who aspired to spectacular publi...

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Main Author: Morus, Iwan Rhys, 1964-
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1998]
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
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Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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