Electricity in the Age of Enlightenment [Historical]

  title={Electricity in the Age of Enlightenment [Historical]},
  author={Massimo Guarnieri},
  journal={IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine},
  • M. Guarnieri
  • Published 16 September 2014
  • History
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine
The author gives a review of the historical development of electricity during the Age of Enlightenment (1600-1800), including work from William Gilbert to Benjamin Franklin. 
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