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When it was first published in 1996, Giancarlo Masini's biography of Marconi generated a wide range of interest and praise for its portrait of a brilliant scientist and a complex, fascinating individual.

Marconi's invention transformed modern communication technology and its inventor became a figure of international renown. Despite the criticism of skeptics and detractors, his relentless experimentation and belief in the possibilities of science resulted in professional acclaim. Masini also addresses Marconi's troubled marriages and his complex relationship to Mussolini and Italian Fascism.

Synopsis:

Marconi's invention of the wireless transformed modern communications and its inventor became a figure of international renown. In this meticulously researched biography, Giancarlo Masini has given us the definitive portrait of a brilliant scientist and a complex and fascinating individual tormented by domestic problems and haunted by an ambiguous relationship with Mussolini and Italian Fascism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568860572
Foreword:
Stella, Frank D.
Preface:
Segre, Emilio
Foreword by:
Stella, Frank D.
Foreword:
Stella, Frank D.
Author:
Masini, Giancarlo
Author:
Segre, Emilio
Publisher:
Marsilio Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Radio
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Electric engineers
Subject:
Adult
Subject:
Marconi, guglielmo, marchese, 1874-1937
Subject:
Telegraph, Wireless.
Subject:
Telegraph, Wireless -- Marconi system -- History.
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Series Volume:
no. 96-13
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
8.51x5.51x1.07 in. 1.17 lbs.

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Biography » Historical
Biography » Science and Technology

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Product details 380 pages Marsilio Publishers - English 9781568860572 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Marconi's invention of the wireless transformed modern communications and its inventor became a figure of international renown. In this meticulously researched biography, Giancarlo Masini has given us the definitive portrait of a brilliant scientist and a complex and fascinating individual tormented by domestic problems and haunted by an ambiguous relationship with Mussolini and Italian Fascism.
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