ReMaking History, Volume 1: Early Makers

ReMaking History, Volume 1: Early Makers

by William Gurstelle

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ReMaking History, Volume 1: Early Makers by William Gurstelle

William Gurstelle begins his remarkable journey through history with this volume, Early Makers. Each chapter examines a remarkable individual or group of people from the past whose insights and inventions helped create the world we live in. What sets this series apart from other history books - including other histories of technology - is that each chapter also includes step-by-step instructions for making your own version of the historical invention. History comes to life in a way you have never experienced before when you follow the inventors' steps and recreate the groundbreaking devices of the past with your own hands.

In this volume you will discover:

  • The Cave Dwellers of Lascaux and the Oil Lamp
  • Pythagoras and the Tantalus Cup
  • Heron and the Gin Pole
  • Egypt's Bag Press
  • Otto von Guerke and the Magdeburg Hemispheres
  • Levi ben Gershon and the Jacob's Staff
  • Juliana Berners and the Fishing Lure
  • Archimedes and the Water Screw
  • China's Differential Windlass

Be sure to also check out ReMaking History, Volume 2: Industrial Revolutionaries and ReMaking History Volume 3:Makers of the Modern World.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680450606
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc
Publication date: 08/08/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,248,233
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

William Gurstelle is an American nonfiction author, magazine writer, and inventor. He is a feature columnist for Make: magazine and the Pyrotechnics and Ballistics Editor at Popular Mechanics magazine.

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