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Title The 100 most influential inventors of all time / edited by Robert Curley.

Imprint New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, c2010.

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    609.22 ONE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The Britannica guide to the world's most influential people
Britannica guide to the world's most influential people.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-323) and index.
Contents Cro-Magnon -- Imhotep -- Archimedes -- Cai Lun -- Heron of Alexandria -- Johannes Gutenberg -- Christiaan Huygens -- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek -- Benjamin Franklin -- James Watt -- Joseph and Étienne Montgolfier -- Alessandro Volta -- Joseph-Marie Jacquard -- John Loudon McAdam -- Nicéphore Niépce -- Robert Fulton -- Eli Whitney -- Alois Senefelder -- Sir William Congreve -- René Laënnec -- George Stephenson -- Louis Daguerre -- Samuel F.B. Morse -- Charles Babbage -- Sir Rowland Hill -- Charles Goodyear -- John Deere -- Claude-Étienne Minié -- Louis Braille -- Cyrus McCormick -- Elisha Graves Otis -- Sir Henry Bessemer -- Samuel Colt -- Richard J. Gatling -- James Starley -- Alfred Nobel -- John Wesley Hyatt -- Ferdinand von Zeppelin -- Georges Leclanché -- Hiram Maxim -- John P. Holland -- Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler -- Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen -- Thomas Edison -- Alexander Graham Bell -- Otto Lilienthal -- Emil Berliner -- Nikola Tesla -- Rudlof Kiesel -- George Washington Carver -- James A. Naismith -- Auguste and Louis Lumiére -- 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 Müller -- 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.
Summary Chronologically arranged entries profile one hundred of the world's most influential inventors from ancient times through the twentieth century.
Subject Inventors -- Biography -- Popular works.
Inventions -- History -- Popular works.
Added Author Curley, Robert, 1955- Editor.
Britannica Educational Publishing.
Added Title One hundred most influential inventors of all time
Hundred most influential inventors of all time
ISBN 9781615300037 (lib. bdg.)
1615300031 (lib. bdg.)

 
    
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