This book explains how, when and why the ingenious inventions which surround us were created, from simple spectacles to complex computers. It covers such diverse subjects as toilets, bread, Braille, parachutes and jeans, alongside more traditional 'inventions' such as aeroplanes, microwaves and computers. The development of each invention is thoroughly detailed over each double page, showing not only how and why the invention was created, but how they have been influenced by other discoveries over the ages. It is humorously ...

The Story of Inventions 2012, Usborne Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781409555551

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The Story of Inventions 2009, Usborne Books

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The Story of Inventions 2007, E.D.C. Publishing

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The Story of Inventions 2007, Usborne Publishing Ltd, London

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