Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Sluby, Patricia Carter.

Title The inventive spirit of African Americans : patented ingenuity / Patricia Carter Sluby.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    604.8996 SLU    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Reference    R 604.8996 SLU    Available
Description xxxviii, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-301) and index.
Contents Once upon a time -- Early creative minds -- Under his own personage: dutifully logged -- Progressive achievement: exposing Ebony talent -- Onward, soldiers of fortune -- Among women and family -- The new age: the leading edge of technology -- Conclusion -- Appendix I: Minorities in the practice of intellectual property law -- Appendix II: Roster of African American patentees: utility grants from 1821.
Subject African American inventors.
ISBN 9780313351563

Available items only