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Patents That Changed The World

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This is the book that tells the story of patents, their inventors, and the subsequent creations that changed the world. It covers the history and effects of 120 patents, along with 200 black and white photographs, profiles on inventors such as Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, and timelines focused on specific industries such as automobiles and computers. The book is organized into seven themed chapters and contain a plethora of categorized patents ranging from Pez dispensers and the Slinky to gene editing and the iPhone. 288 pages. 9 3/4" L x 7 3/4" W x 1 1/4" D. (2 1/2 lbs.)




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