Inventors and Inventions

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Doris Simonis
Marshall Cavendish, Sep 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1600 pages
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From air conditioners to MRI scanners and from bicycles to frozen foods, modern life would be unimaginable without the work of inventors. Unlike other resources on inventions, Inventors and Inventions surprises readers with its wide-ranging exploration of inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System.
 

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Who invented air conditioners? What about Coca-Cola and eBay? This set goes beyond the basic answers to such questions. Each of its 172 articles starts with a paragraph on the significance of the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
1298
Section 4
1301
Section 5
1305
Section 6
1307
Section 7
1313
Section 8
1315
Section 18
1391
Section 19
1399
Section 20
1415
Section 21
1419
Section 22
1421
Section 23
1425
Section 24
1435
Section 25
1443

Section 9
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Section 10
1337
Section 11
1346
Section 12
1349
Section 13
1359
Section 14
1363
Section 15
1367
Section 16
1375
Section 17
1381
Section 26
1449
Section 27
1453
Section 28
1459
Section 29
1467
Section 30
1469
Section 31
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Section 32
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DORIS SIMONIS is professor and chair of the Teaching, Leadership, and Curriculum Studies Department, Kent State University, Ohio.

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