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A History of Great Inventions By James Dyson

A History of Great Inventions by James Dyson

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This journey through the history of invention, under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer James Dyson, reveals the myriad stories of inventions and inventors that have shaped civilization. Inventions featured range from early Persian ice cream to animal cloning.

A History of Great Inventions Summary

A History of Great Inventions: James Dyson's History of Great Inventions by James Dyson

This compelling journey through the history of invention, under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer extraordinaire James Dyson, reveals the myriad stories of inventions and inventors that have shaped civilisation. Packed with colour illustrations, the book examines a host of lesser known as well as more famous discoveries, ranging from early Persian ice cream to the invention of the microchip and the extraordinary advances in animal cloning. Discover how: * Roman dentists developed rope-powered drills * Women's corsets led to the invention of the modern umbrella * The hovercraft emerged from an empty cat-food tin * And how the internet really came about With unique insights into the processes of invention and additional expert contributions, Dyson's History of Great Inventions is certain to fascinate and inspire in equal measure.

About James Dyson

James Dyson, CBE, chairman, since 1999, of the Design Museum, London, invents devices that make common tasks more efficient, which so far include the bag-less vacuum cleaner, Sea Truck boat and Evolutionary Ballbarrow. Robert Uhlig is Technology Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. James Dyson, CBE, chairman, since 1999, of the Design Museum, London, invents devices that make common tasks more efficient, which so far include the bag-less vacuum cleaner, Sea Truck boat and Evolutionary Ballbarrow. Robert Uhlig is Technology Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. James Dyson, CBE, has spent 30 years inventing devices to make common tasks more efficient. His achievements so far include the bagless vacuum cleaner, the Sea Truck boat and the revolutionary Ballbarrow. In 1999 he was appointed chairman of the Design Museum.

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GOR010490540
9781841193410
1841193410
A History of Great Inventions: James Dyson's History of Great Inventions by James Dyson
Used - Like New
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2001-10-10
196
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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