Great Lives from History: Lewis Howard Latimer - Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Alvin K. Benson
Salem Press, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 1376 pages
The Great Lives from History series was grown to include 27 volumes of in-depth, critical essays on the men and women who helped define our history. Now, the ninth installment, Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions, explores the people responsible for shaping modern technology and the way we live today.
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