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Philipp Reis, Inventor Of The Telephone A Biographical Sketch by Silvanus P. Thompson

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10523034M
ISBN 100548208360
ISBN 109780548208366
OCLC/WorldCa179779568

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips), Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone. Now Lewis Coe rethinks the priority question in his book, The Telephone and its Several Inventors. Reis was a year-old science teacher when he began work on the telephone in His essential idea came from a paper by a French investigator named Bourseul. Philipp Reis, Inventor Of The Telephone: A Biographical Sketch [Silvanus P. Thompson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Philipp Reis: Inventor of the Telephone by Silvanus P. Thompson - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone; a biographical sketch, with documentary testimongy, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications [Thompson, Silvanus Phillips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone; a biographical sketch, with documentary testimongy, translations of the Author: Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Johann Philipp Reis. The work of Reis predated that of Bell and Edison, and so he may well have invented the first telephone by some definitions. Unfortunately, due to politics and commercial considerations, he did not receive the credit he was due during his lifetime. Reis was born in in Gelnhausen, a little town in Germany. Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephone [Thompson, Silvanus Phillips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Philipp Reis: inventor of the telephoneAuthor: Silvanus Phillips Thompson. Johann Philipp Reis, (born Jan. 7, , Gelnhausen, Hesse-Kassel [Germany]—died Jan. 14, , Friedrichsdorf, Ger.), German physicist who constructed a precursor of the electric telephone.. Reis was educated at Frankfurt am Main, became a merchant for a few years, and in began teaching in there he experimented with electricity and worked .

The invention of the telephone, , "almost at the last moment" before sending his draft application to his lawyers. A book by Evenson Thompson, Sylvanus P. (), Philipp Reis, Inventor of the Telephone, London: E. & F. N. Spon, External links. Philipp Reis, inventor of the telephone: a biographical sketch, with documentary testimony, translations of the original papers of the inventor and contemporary publications by Silvanus P Thompson (Book); Philipp Reis: Formen, Phasen und Motivationen der Auseinandersetzungen mit dem Telephon: Versuch einer Bestandsaufnahme by Rolf Bernzen (Book). The question of whether these instruments ever really transmitted speech was the subject of fierce controversy in the (eighteen-)eighties, when Graham Bell's telephone was being developed commercially; and Prof. Silvanus P. Thompson wrote a book in advocating the claim of Philipp Reis to the honour of being the inventor of the telephone. Johann Philipp Reis (January 7, – Janu ) was a self-taught German scientist and inventor. In , he constructed the first make-and-break telephone, today called the .