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Everyday life

Author: Paul Dowswell
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2001.
Series: Great inventions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inventions including the vacuum cleaner, electric iron, lawn mower, refrigerator, light bulb, teflon, light bulb, ballpoint pen, microwave oven, watch - Timeline.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Dowswell
ISBN: 0431132321 9780431132327
OCLC Number: 46848403
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Lock, 2000 BC --
Central heating, 150 BC --
Mechanical clock, AD 1092 --
Watch, 1500 --
Flush toilet, 1597 --
Lawn mower, 1830 --
Refrigerator, 1834 --
Light bulb, 1848 --
Safety lift, 1852 --
Electric iron, 1882 --
Vaccuum cleaner, 1901 --
Washing machine, 1907 --
Spray can, 1926 --
Pop-up toaster, 1926 --
Teflon, 1938 --
Ballpoint pen, 1938 --
Microwave oven, 1946 --
Velcro, 1948 --
Post-it notes, 1981 --
Timeline.
Series Title: Great inventions.
Responsibility: Paul Dowswell.

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A look at key inventions in the area of everyday life. It follows the development and progression of inventions, and discusses life before the inventions, their impact, key players, and their  Read more...

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