The Top Ten Inventions That Changed the World

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Aug 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Some inventions, such as man mastering flight, have changed our world forever. This spectacular book takes a look at the top inventions of all time. Readers will be inspired by the fact that these monumental inventions often take root from a basic goal; to make life a little bit easier on all of us. Inventions include the plane, steam train, radio, camera, telephone, printing press, microchip, and AK-47.
 

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Chris Oxlade has worked as a writer and editor on more than 70 books, generally in the field of science and technology, but also in the subject area of sports and hobbies. After gaining a BSc in Civil Engineering in 1983, he has written mainly for children but occasionally for the adult market. His general interests include cricket, rock climbing and photography. Chris's published works include The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Science (Usborne), The Ancient Olympics (Heinemann), Wheels, Wings and Water (Raintree), DK Picture Atlas (Dorling Kindersley) and Great Inventions That Shaped The World (Lorenz Books).

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