The 100 most influential inventors of all time

The 100 most influential inventors of all time

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It has been said that when it comes to success, it isn`t what you know, but who you know. The 100 Most Influential Inventors of All Time is one title in this 8 book series, in which readers get the best of both worlds. Concise but information-packed biographies detail the lives and life`s work of hundreds of leading individuals from an assortment of disciplines. Readers will get to know the foremost minds within science, art, writing, music, invention, politics and philosophy. Each valuable compendium offers a comprehensive index, complementary visuals, and behind-the-scenes details that revea. Read more...

Table of contents


Content: Cro-Magnon --
Imhotep --
Archimedes --
Cai Lun --
Heron of Alexandria --
Johannes Gutenberg --
Christiaan Huygens --
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek --
Benjamin Franklin --
James Watt --
Joseph and E?tienne Montgolfier --
Alessandro Volta --
Joseph-Marie Jacquard --
John Loudon McAdam --
Nice?phore Nie?pce --
Robert Fulton --
Eli Whitney --
Alois Senefelder --
Sir William Congreve --
Rene? Lae?nnec --
George Stephenson --
Louis Daguerre --
Samuel F.B. Morse --
Charles Babbage --
Sir Rowland Hill --
Charles Goodyear --
John Deere --
Claude-E?tienne Minie? --
Louis Braille --
Cyrus McCormick --
Elisha Graves Otis --
Sir Henry Bessemer --
Samuel Colt --
Richard J. Gatling --
James Starley --
Alfred Nobel --
John Wesley Hyatt --
Fredinand von Zeppelin --
Georges Laclanche? --
Hiram Maxim --
John P. Holland --
Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler --
Wilhelm Conrad Ro?ntgen --
Thomas Edison --
Alexander Graham Bell --
Otto Lilienthal --
Emil Berliner --
Nakola Tesla --
Rudolf Diesel --
George Washington Carver --
James A. Naismith --
Auguste and Louis Lumie?re --
Henry Ford --
Reginald Fessenden --
Wilbur and Orville Wright --
Lee de Forest --
Guglielmo Marconi --
Robert Goddard --
Clarence Birdseye --
Igor Sikorsky --
Vladimir Zworykin --
Edwin H. Armstrong --
R. Buckminster Fuller --
Paul Mu?ller --
Ernest O. Lawrence --
Charles Stark Draper --
Walt Disney --
William P. Lear --
Felix Wankel --
John von Neumann --
Chester F. Carlson --
Grace Murray Hopper --
Frank Whittle --
John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert --
Edward Teller --
Michael DeBakey --
Willard Libby --
Edwin Herbert Land --
Virginia Apgar --
Leo Fender --
William Shockley, John Bardeen, and Walter Brattain --
Wernher von Braun --
Charles Townes --
Gertrude B. Elion --
Frederick Sanger --
Tom Kilburn --
Stephanie Kwolek --
Douglas Engelbart --
Robert Noyce --
Ron Toomer --
Heinrich Rohrer and Gerd Binnig --
Paul Lauterbur and Peter Mansfield --
Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf --
Ian Wilmut --
Rodney Brooks --
Steve Jobs and Stephen Wozniak --
Tim Berners-Lee --
Bill Gates --
Linus Torvalds --
Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Abstract: It has been said that when it comes to success, it isn`t what you know, but who you know. The 100 Most Influential Inventors of All Time is one title in this 8 book series, in which readers get the best of both worlds. Concise but information-packed biographies detail the lives and life`s work of hundreds of leading individuals from an assortment of disciplines. Readers will get to know the foremost minds within science, art, writing, music, invention, politics and philosophy. Each valuable compendium offers a comprehensive index, complementary visuals, and behind-the-scenes details that revea

Details

  • Author: Robert Curley
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services
  • ISBN-10: 1615300422
  • ISBN-13: 9781615300426
  • Pages: 337
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 4.5M
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