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Inventing Modern America: From the Microwave to the Mouse

Inventing Modern America:
From the Microwave to the Mouse
By David E. Brown, with an Introduction by James Burke and a Foreword by Lester C. Thurow

Inventing Modern America: From the Microwave to the Mouse celebrates the best of American ingenuity and inventiveness. Through in-depth profiles of 35 inventors, Inventing Modern America tells the often-surprising stories of how the objects and technologies we see and use every day were created. Each profile is illustrated with historical photographs, diagrams, and patent drawings that illuminate the inventor’s life, inventive process, and creations. For more information, see About the Book and the complete Table of Contents.

Inventing Modern America
Hardcover, 160 pages
Illustrated in color and black-and-white
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