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Inventors and inventions.

Publisher: Tarrytown, N.Y. : Marshall Cavendish, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System. Explores the early life of each inventor, their education and professional life, and their contributions to society. Surveys the history of technological advancements in fields such as agriculture, transportation, communication, entertainment, textiles, medicine, and others.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780761498445 0761498443 9780761477617 0761477616 9780761477631 0761477632 9780761477648 0761477640 9780761477662 0761477667 9780761477679 0761477675 9780761477686 0761477683
OCLC Number: 527382950
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: v. 1. Accidents and mistakes --
Colt, Samuel --
v. 2. Communications --
Fuller, R. Buckminster --
v. 3. Fulton, Robert --
Kettering, Charles --
v. 4. Kilby, Jack, and Robert Noyce --
Roebling, John A. --
v. 5. Russell, James T. --
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Covers inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System. Explores the early life of each inventor, their education and professional life, and their contributions to society. Surveys the history of technological advancements in fields such as agriculture, transportation, communication, entertainment, textiles, medicine, and others.

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