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James Dyson's History of Great Inventions By James Dyson

James Dyson's History of Great Inventions by James Dyson

Condition - Very Good
$41,99
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Summary

A journey under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer James Dyson, featuring the stories of technological advances and inventors that have shaped civilization. It explores lesser-known as well as famous discoveries, ranging from early Persian ice cream to the invention of the microchip.

James Dyson's History of Great Inventions Summary

James Dyson's History of Great Inventions by James Dyson

A journey under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer James Dyson, featuring the stories of technological advances and inventors that have shaped civilization. It covers intriguing lesser-known as well as famous discoveries, ranging from early Persian ice cream to the invention of the microchip and advances in animal cloning. Discover how: 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.

James Dyson's History of Great Inventions Reviews

'Today James Dyson ranks alongside the likes of Laszlo Biro and John Logie Baird' - Sunday Post; 'Intriguing little gems are contained in this lavishly illustrated book', - Manchester Evening News; 'Fascinating reference book you'll want to read' - Sunday People

About James Dyson

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 Evolutionary Ballbarrow. In 1999 he was appointed chairman of the Design Museum.

Additional information

GOR001446519
9781841196176
1841196177
James Dyson's History of Great Inventions by James Dyson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2002-09-12
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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