100 Inventions that Shaped World History

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Bluewood Books, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 112 pages
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The perfect desk reference for trivia fans and anyone interested in the history of technology. Bill Yenne is extremely thorough and explains clearly the historical context as well as the inventions' specific relevance in their time of creation. Both relevant and intriguing, this book access information in a way that both historical buffs and a mere curious individual can enjoy.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
THE BOW AND ARROW
12
THE ELECTRIC BATTERY 42 53 THE TELEPHONE
60
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About the author (1993)

Bill Yenne is the author of over three dozen books on military and historical topics, including his critically-acclaimed biography of Sitting Bull. He was a contributor to encyclopedias of both world wars, and is a member of the American Society of Journalists & Authors. He also co-authored a book with Air Force commander General Curtis E. LeMay. He lives in San Francisco, CA.

Grosser is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. He is a venture capital consultant and investor based in Menlo Park, California.

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