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The inventive spirit of African Americans : patented ingenuity

Author: Patricia Carter Sluby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] Praeger 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

The most comprehensive work on African American inventors to date, this book provides information on patent holders in all fields from colonial to modern times.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Carter Sluby
ISBN: 0275966747 9780275966744
OCLC Number: 260101002
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: XXXVIII, 313 S. : Ill.
Contents: Acknowledgments Foreword Prologue Once Upon a Time Early Creative Minds Under His Own Personage, Dutifully Logged Progressive Achievement, Exposing Ebony Talent Onward Soldiers of Fortune Among Women and Family The New Age Conclusion Appendix I: Minorities in Intellectual Property Law Practice Appendix II: Roster of African American Patentees Picture Credits Notes Sources Consulted Index
Responsibility: Patricia Carter Sluby


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"An excellent examination of African American inventors and problem-solvers who turned obstacles into opportunities. Pat Sluby is to be commended for her painstaking research and lucid writing style Read more...

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