The 100 Greatest Inventions of All Time
A Ranking Past and PresentBook - 2003
Ranked in order of importance Philbin examines the significance of the inventions that have had the greatest impact on human beings and civilisation over the course of history - the ones that have preserved or prolonged human life, and have made life easier or better. They range from the deceptively simple to the highly complex, and each entry provides the rationale for its selection and ranking based on the opinions of experts in the fields of science and industry.
Publisher: New York : Citadel Press/Kensington Pub. Co., 2003
Characteristics: viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: One hundred greatest inventions of all time