Great Discoveries and Inventions by African-Americans: Fourth Edition

Great Discoveries and Inventions by African-Americans: Fourth Edition

by David M. Foy

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Overview

Great Discoveries and Inventions by African Americans is a collection of inventors, idealist, entrepreneurs and visionaries whose inventions revolutionized American industries and history.

In this compelling 4th volume, the facts are unobtrusively woven into a piece rich in the American heritage of ingenuity, determination and perseverance. Many have little knowledge of these brilliant inventors and their innovations as these inventions have rarely been accredited to African Americans. From innovations in safety, maritime technology to hotel services and household products, African American inventors have and continue to help shape our modern society and the culture of our everyday lives.

Featuring untold stories from brilliant inventors like Lewis Latimer, Lewis Temple and Garret Morgan to visionary entrepreneurs like F.M. Jones, Elijah McCoy and Joe Dudley, this easy-to-read handbook of some of America’s greatest thinkers and idealist is the perfect book for the young inventor, engineer or scientist in your family.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468524369
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 01/25/2012
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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Great Discoveries and Inventions by African Americans is a collection of inventors, idealist, entrepreneurs and visionaries whose inventions revolutionized American industries and history.

In this compelling 4th volume, the facts are unobtrusively woven into a piece rich in the American heritage of ingenuity, determination and perseverance. Many have little knowledge of these brilliant inventors and their innovations as these inventions have rarely been accredited to African Americans. From innovations in safety, maritime technology to hotel services and household products, African American inventors have and continue to help shape our modern society and the culture of our everyday lives.

Featuring untold stories from brilliant inventors like Lewis Latimer, Lewis Temple and Garret Morgan to visionary entrepreneurs like F.M. Jones, Elijah McCoy and Joe Dudley, this easy-to-read handbook of some of America’s greatest thinkers and idealist is the perfect book for the young inventor, engineer or scientist in your family.


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