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The life and times of Eli Whitney

Author: Karen Bush Gibson
Publisher: Newark, DE : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2007.
Series: Profiles in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the inventor of the cotton gin.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Juvenile works
Inventors
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Eli Whitney; Eli Whitney; Eli Whitney; Eli Whitney
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bush Gibson
ISBN: 1584154349 9781584154341
OCLC Number: 62089808
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ten days that changed the world: "Cotton is king" --
Mechanical genius --
"Old Eli" --
Cotton gin patent: Thomas Jefferson --
Father of mass production: Whitneyville --
Visionary: Industrial revolution --
Chapter notes --
Chronology --
Timeline in history --
Further reading --
Young adults --
Works consulted --
On the internet --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Profiles in American history.
Responsibility: Karen Bush Gibson.
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Examines the life of the inventor of the cotton gin.

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