American inventions: a chronicle of achievements that changed the world

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Barnes & Noble, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 175 pages
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Contains 26 articles from American Heritage of Invention & Technology magazine dealing with great American inventions and the inventors responsible.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Building for a Better Harvest
24
A Very Early Automobile Adventure
41
Reexamining the Menlo Park Journals
51
A Black Inventor
70
The Collapse of the Quebec Bridge
86
The First Successful Airliner
103
Chester Carlsons Xerography
118
An Early Computer Pioneer
126
A Ubiquitous Invention
144
On Domestic Technology
159
The Voting Machine Makes Its Debut
173
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