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They Made America By Harold Evans

They Made America
by Harold Evans

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An illustrated history of American innovators, some well known, some unknown, and all fascinating, by the author of the bestselling The American Century
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They Made America Summary

They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine by Harold Evans

The real inventor of the steam engine. The creator of the bra. The man who invented modern banking. The creator of the computer operating system. These and scores of others are the characters that populate Harold Evans's rollicking, brilliant history of the men and women who made America great. Vast and beautifully designed with hundreds of duotones and photos throughout (many never before published), the book is itself a creation as grand as those it describes. Evans reveals the surprising truths behind many of the creations that made our modern world, as well as the lessons we can learn by studying the great entrepreneurs and innovators of the past two centuries.

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They Made America Reviews

'Evans's book sticks to the facts and presents them with admirable clarity, and largely avoids illusions' - New York Review of Books 'Quirky and satisfying from the first chapter to the last sidebar' - Washington Post Book World

About Harold Evans

Harry Evans was the founding editor of Conde Nast Traveler, editorial director of US News and World Report, and President and Publisher of Random House, where he published a record number of bestsellers. He is English and was born in Manchester.

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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine by Harold Evans
Harold Evans
Used - Good
Little, Brown & Company
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.