Technology's Past

Technology's Past

Vol. 2 : More Heroes of Invention and Innovation

Book - 1999
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This book provides 81 biographies of inventors who have contributed to the productivity and comforts of modern life, incorporating dozens of b&w photographs and drawings, depicting the creators and their creations. In this second volume, Karwatka (engineering, Morehead State U., Kentucky) reviews the lives and work of innovators such as Johann Gutenberg and Walter Chrysler, explaining both the technicalities of their inventions in understandable language, and how they affected the lives of average people. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Prakken Publications, c1999
ISBN: 9780911168969
Characteristics: 264 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm


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