Icons of Invention: The Makers of the Modern World from Gutenberg to Gates, Volume 1

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These two volumes provide in-depth coverage of 24 of history's most important inventors and their inventions.

* 24 illustrations show each of the major inventions discussed

* Sidebars covering related inventions are included with many of the entries

* A list of works for further reading encourages students to learn more

* In-depth biographies provide students with material for classroom assignments and reports

* The set supports both National Science Education Guidelines on Science and Technology (Content Standard E) and Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (Theme VIII - Science, Technology, and Society)


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About the author (2009)

John W. Klooster is a retired attorney-at-law who specialized in intellectual property law.

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