Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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Alternating current system development July: Westinghouse acquires Tesla
patents 1890 Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. reorganized and
refinanced by Belmont syndicate 1 89 1 Westinghouse power system at Telluride
95), Westinghouse had begun installing isolated DC lighting plants earlier in
1886, and had practically completed his company's first DC central station in
Trenton, New Jersey, in August. Direct current installations in other towns were
Villard. at the head of EGE. previously had sought a consolidation with the
Westinghouse Electric Company, but when priority was awarded to Edison's
carbon filament patent in 1891 , he felt his hand sufficiently strengthened to seek
to acquire ...
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