Alfred Nobel: Networks of Innovation
This biography, which accompanies an exhibition of the same name, surveys the life of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) from his childhood to his death, through the perspective of technological and social networks. His inventions, improvements to weapons and ammunitions technologies, and business empire are the focus of the book, within the historical context of nineteenth-century Europe. The legacy of the Nobel Prize is also examined. Many color and B&w photos, illustrations, and facsimiles are incorporated, many of which are from Nobel's archives. No index is provided. Published by the Nobel Museum and distributed in the US by Science History Publications USA, a division of Watson Publishing International.
Youth in St Petersburg
Alfred Nobel Parts Ways with His Father
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