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Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci By Stewart Ross

Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci
by Stewart Ross

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Tells Leonardo's life story from his childhood near the Italian town of Vinci to his role as 'First Painter, Architect and Mechanic' of France during the reign of King Louis XII. This work looks at his investigations into flying machines, submarines, tanks and hundreds of other devices centuries before they were invented.
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Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci Summary


Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci by Stewart Ross

This book tells Leonardo's life story from his childhood near the Italian town of Vinci to his role as 'First Painter, Architect and Mechanic' of France during the reign of King Louis XII. It looks at his investigations into flying machines, submarines, tanks and hundreds of other devices centuries before they were invented. His method of working paved the way for modern science and the book explores the impact this had on world history. The science behind his investigations is explained with interesting diagrams, and quotes from Leonardo and his contemporaries give an insight into this 'Renaissance man's' mind.

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Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci Reviews


Full of fascinating, thumbnail details. -- The Daily Telegraph 20020702 'this handy and friendly foursome, with a good standard of illustration, is well worth the outlay of a few Faradays.' -- Books for Keeps 20030101 'A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course.' -- TES 20030110

About Stewart Ross


Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children. Stewart taught History, English and Politics for ten years to children of all ages.

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GOR003647067
Scientists Who Made History: Leonardo Da Vinci by Stewart Ross
Stewart Ross
Scientists Who Made Hist
Used - Good
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2002-06-13
48
0750239387
9780750239387
N/A
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