Inventing the 20th Century: 100 Inventions That Shaped the World

Inventing the 20th Century: 100 Inventions That Shaped the World

by Stephen van Dulken
     
 

It's the perfect gift book for every inventor and tinker in your life!"Remarkable . . . get the book for yourself. It'll hold you for many hours." (Wall Street Journal)"A fascinating compendium for trivia seekers." (Publishers Weekly)"Highly entertaining . . . " (Boston Globe)See more details below

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It's the perfect gift book for every inventor and tinker in your life!"Remarkable . . . get the book for yourself. It'll hold you for many hours." (Wall Street Journal)"A fascinating compendium for trivia seekers." (Publishers Weekly)"Highly entertaining . . . " (Boston Globe)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814788127
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Prefacevii
Acknowledgementsix
Introduction1
Patents
1900-190916
1910-191938
1920-192960
1930-193982
1940-1949104
1950-1959126
1960-1969148
1970-1979170
1980-1989192
1990-1999214
Further Reading239
Index243

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