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Young Years (1920s–1930s)

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett

in The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037532
eISBN:
9780262345033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037532.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes Ovshinsky’s Eastern European Jewish family background and his early years of growing up in Akron, Ohio. It explores his formative experiences of working-class culture and the ... More


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