Roger Smith, "Inventions and Inventors ( 2 Vol. Set)" (Repost)
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc | ISBN: 1587650169 | edition 2002 | PDF | 961 pages | 4,42 mb
This new addition to the Magill's Choice series examines 160 of the most significant inventions of the 20th century, and the people behind the inventions. The overall selection of topics has an appealing, eclectic quality. Essays cover such diverse subject areas as High-Tech, including computers, compact discs and cellular phones, to common Household Devices such as polyester, Tupperware and Velcro, and Medical Advances including heart-lung machines, artificial kidneys, and mammography.