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Encyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: David John Cole
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Looks at the history of a variety of modern inventions, including the television, cameras, toasters, vacuum cleaners, and electric razors.
Encyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: David John Cole
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Press

The 20th century saw radical changes to the pulse and quality of its everyday life, thanks to a wave of astonishing inventions that improved virtually every asp
100 Greatest Science Inventions of All Time
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Kendall F. Haven
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Discover the "who", "what", "when", and "how" of 100 amazing inventions.
A Biographical Dictionary of People in Engineering
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Carl W. Hall
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Purdue University Press

This book lists the work and contributions of thousands of people from many countries, representing numerous fields of endeavor, over many centuries. This work
Representing China on the Historical London Stage
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Dongshin Chang
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This book provides a critical study of how China was represented on the historical London stage in selected examples from the late seventeenth century to the ea
Calling All Minds
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Temple Grandin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Penguin

From world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor Temple Grandin -- a book of personal stories, inventions, and facts that will blow young invent
Big Ideas
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alex Hutchinson
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

From the polio vaccine to the Post-It, the personal computer to Prozac, these are the scientific and technological innovations that have transformed our world.
About Time
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Adam Frank
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From Stonehenge to beyond the Big Bang, an exhilarating scientific exploration of how we make time From a Palaeolithic farmer living by the sun and stone plinth
“All-Electric” Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Rachele Dini
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

“All-electric” Narratives is the first in-depth study of time-saving electrical appliances in American literature. It examines the literary depiction of refri
World Food: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Social Influence from Hunter Gatherers to the Age of Globalization
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This multicultural and interdisciplinary reference brings a fresh social and cultural perspective to the global history of food, foodstuffs, and cultural exchan