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James Dyson's history of great inventions

By: Dyson, James

1841196177 / 9781841196176
Paperback
609
30/09/2002
Out of print
United Kingdom
29 cm 188 p. : ill. (some col.)
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Constable, 2001. At foot of cover title: The Daily Telegraph.

A journey under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer James Dyson, featuring the stories of technological advances and inventors that have shaped civilization.

It covers intriguing lesser-known as well as famous discoveries, ranging from early Persian ice cream to the invention of the microchip and advances in animal cloning.

Discover how: women's corsets led to the invention of the modern umbrella; the hovercraft emerged from an empty cat-food tin; and how the Internet really came about.

BIC:

PDZ Popular science, TBX History of engineering & technology, TBY Inventions & inventors

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