100 Inventions That Made History by DK
  

Synopsis

100 Inventions That Made History by DK

This book helps you discover the inventions that helped shape the world we know today. 100 Inventions That Made History is no ordinary history book. Take a look at the trailblazing inventions that have advanced technology and transformed the way we live, as well as the gadgets and gizmos we couldn't live without! From cars and planes to the printing press and television, from the light bulb to antibiotics, computer games to jeans, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of inventions. Each profile explores key inventions in depth, while gallery spreads bring together the major inventions in a particular area. Plus, the inventions are put into historical context with It couldn't have been done without... and It paved the way for... panels. Take a seat and view the brilliant breakthroughs that have changed our world with engaging graphics and unusual facts in 100 Inventions That Made History.

About the Author

The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

DK
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Publisher

Publication date

3rd February 2014

ISBN

9781409340980


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