Women Invent: Two Centuries of Discoveries that Have Shaped Our World
These inspiring stories of women inventors take the reader on a step-by-step journey through the process of inventing. Women inventors whose ideas have made work easier include Sybilla Masters, who gained an English patent in 1715 for a mill to grind corn, and Josephine Cochran of Illinois who invented the dishwashing machine in 1886.
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