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"Local Heroes" Book of British Ingenuity By Adam Hart-Davis

"Local Heroes" Book of British Ingenuity

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The stories of over 45 British pioneers of science, invention, and technology which often focus on the less well known aspects of renowned heroes such as Edward Jenner, Brunel and Florence Nightingale. Among the inventions covered are the kaleidoscope, the Ayrton fan, the equals sign and decimal point, swimming umbrellas and a mobile sheep-wash.

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"Local Heroes" Book of British Ingenuity by Adam Hart-Davis

The stories of over 45 British pioneers of science, invention, and technology which often focus on the less well known aspects of renowned heroes such as Edward Jenner, Brunel and Florence Nightingale. Among the inventions covered are the kaleidoscope, the Ayrton fan, the equals sign and decimal point, swimming umbrellas and a mobile sheep-wash.

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GOR004092186
"Local Heroes" Book of British Ingenuity by Adam Hart-Davis
Adam Hart-Davis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
1997-09-25
160
0750914734
9780750914734
N/A
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