100 Inventions That Made History

Author: DK
Editor: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1409370933
Size: 14,84 MB
Format: PDF
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Discover the inventions that helped shape the world we know today 100 Inventions That Made History is no ordinary history book. Take a look at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos we couldn't live without! From cars and planes to the printing press and television, from the light bulb to antibiotics, computer games to jeans, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of inventions. Each profile explores key inventions in depth, while gallery spreads bring together the major inventions in a particular area. Plus, the inventions are put into historical context with "It couldn't have been done without..." and "It paved the way for..." panels. Take a seat and view the brilliant breakthroughs that have changed our world with engaging graphics and unusual facts in 100 Inventions That Made History.

The 100 Inventions That Changed The World

Author: Matthew Elkin
Editor: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1502633175
Size: 10,34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This mind-blowing volume explores the fascinating stories behind innovations that play an integral part in our lives. From cement to LEDs and the alphabet to 3D printing, the book explains the science behind ground-breaking inventions while emphasizing the evolution of the scientific method. The book is packed with full-color photographs, interesting facts, and important vocabulary terms.

How The Refrigerator Changed History

Author: Lydia Bjornlund
Editor: ABDO
ISBN: 1629697710
Size: 20,16 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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How the Refrigerator Changed History examines the invention and evolution of the refrigerator and explores how refrigeration has changed the way people eat and live. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and maps, charts, and diagrams. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Great British Inventions

Author: Claire Throp
ISBN: 1474759130
Size: 11,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Great British Inventions looks at inventions that have become iconic parts of British culture and history. From the steam engine to the chocolate bar and the World Wide Web to the lawnmower and many more, this book shows the very best of British inventions and how they were discovered and achieved.

100 Mistakes That Changed History

Author: Bill Fawcett
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101443677
Size: 17,29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Collected in one volume, here are backfires and blunders that collapsed empires, crashed economies, and altered the course of the world. From the Maginot Line to the Cuban Missile Crisis, history is filled with bad moves and not-so-bright ideas that snowballed into disasters and unintended consequences. This engrossing book looks at one hundred such tipping points. Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The Caliphs of Baghdad spend themselves into bankruptcy. The Aztecs greet the Conquistadors with open arms. Mexico invites the Americans to Texas-and the Americans never leave. And the rest is history...

100 Greatest Science Inventions Of All Time

Author: Kendall F. Haven
Editor: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591582649
Size: 10,17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discover the "who", "what", "when", and "how" of 100 amazing inventions.

The 100 Greatest Inventions Of All Time

Author: Tom Philbin
Editor: Citadel Press
Size: 18,73 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ranked in order of importance Philbin examines the significance of the inventions that have had the greatest impact on human beings and civilisation over the course of history - the ones that have preserved or prolonged human life, and have made life easier or better. They range from the deceptively simple to the highly complex, and each entry provides the rationale for its selection and ranking based on the opinions of experts in the fields of science and industry.

An Historical Account Of Inventions And Discoveries In Those Arts And Sciences

Author: J. Frederick Lake Williams
Size: 12,31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An Historical Account Of Inventions And Discoveries In Those Arts And Sciences Which Are Of Utility Or Ornament To Man Lend Assistance To Human Comfort

Author: J. F. Lake Williams
Size: 15,78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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100 World Leaders Who Shaped World History

Author: Kathy Paparchontis
ISBN: 9780912517469
Size: 11,80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A collection of short biographies of one hundred men and women who have made significant impacts upon the world around us.