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Product Description: A humorous account of great inventors and their critics who predicted failure.They Laughed at Galileo takes a humorous and reflective look at one thousand years of the development of humankind: those who dreamt, those who taught, those who opposed, and those who, ultimately, did...read more

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9781629147581 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, September 22, 2015, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A humorous account of great inventors and their critics who predicted failure.

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9780531219676 | Childrens Pr, January 15, 2013, cover price $8.95

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9780531236093 | Childrens Pr, January 15, 2013, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: Rapidly developing technological innovation and mass production have become such hallmarks of our industrialized world that we may fail to consider the events and individuals that laid the groundwork for our many conveniences today...read more
By Sherman Hollar (editor)

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9781615306961 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 10, 2012, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: Rapidly developing technological innovation and mass production have become such hallmarks of our industrialized world that we may fail to consider the events and individuals that laid the groundwork for our many conveniences today.

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Product Description: Features 25 different scientists and the ideas which may not have made them famous, but made history? Typically, we remember our greatest scientists from one single invention, one new formula or one incredible breakthrough. This narrow perspective does not give justice to the versatility of many scientists who also earned a reputation in other areas of science...read more

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9781461408598 | Springer Verlag, December 14, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Features 25 different scientists and the ideas which may not have made them famous, but made history?

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Product Description: Over the centuries, much has been written about Wolfgang von Kempelen, the inventor of the "speaking machine," and author of Mechanism Of Human Speech (1791) on philology, linguistic technology and phonetics. This book illuminates the life of this very eccentric thinker, his achievements, and even his legendary reputation...read more

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9780880336918 | East European Monographs, August 30, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Over the centuries, much has been written about Wolfgang von Kempelen, the inventor of the "speaking machine," and author of Mechanism Of Human Speech (1791) on philology, linguistic technology and phonetics.

Learn about major discoveries in science and technology, some of their social and economic effects, and the major scientists and inventors responsible for them.

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9781617419874 | Rourke Pub Group, August 1, 2011, cover price $10.95

Miscellaneous:

9781612366975 | Rourke Pub Group, August 1, 2011, cover price $22.95

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9781617417856 | Rourke Pub Group, August 1, 2011, cover price $35.64 | About this edition: Learn about major discoveries in science and technology, some of their social and economic effects, and the major scientists and inventors responsible for them.

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Product Description: Edison’s Concrete Piano highlights the careers of famous inventors — revealing the lesser-known and most fascinating facts about their careers, their wackier hobbies, and especially their big flops and great successes. Take Thomas Edison for example, who revolutionized our world with the light bulb, the phonograph, and the forerunner to the movie camera...read more

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9781550228632 | E C W Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Edison’s Concrete Piano highlights the careers of famous inventors — revealing the lesser-known and most fascinating facts about their careers, their wackier hobbies, and especially their big flops and great successes.

Miscellaneous:

9781554908639 | E C W Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $13.95

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Product Description: "The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors" is a brilliant analysis of 30 inventors who changed the world. Coller observes that personality type dictates the potential for success in bringing inventions to fruition...read more

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9781905940820 | Infinite Ideas, February 27, 2009, cover price $30.90 | About this edition: "The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors" is a brilliant analysis of 20 inventors who changed the world.

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9781906821258 | Infinite Ideas, September 7, 2009, cover price $15.45 | About this edition: "The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors" is a brilliant analysis of 30 inventors who changed the world.

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Product Description: This delightfully illustrated book examines inventions and discoveries made by women, beginning with the first patent application made in 1637 and ending with the outbreak of war in 1914. Lively accounts of the stories of the inventions are placed into the context in which their discoveries were made, and the struggle they had to acquire patents and put their inventions into production...read more

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9780750930307 | Sutton Pub Ltd, January 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines inventions and discoveries made by women, beginning with the first patent application made in 1637 and ending with the outbreak of war in 1914.

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9780750930314 | Sutton Pub Ltd, March 1, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This delightfully illustrated book examines inventions and discoveries made by women, beginning with the first patent application made in 1637 and ending with the outbreak of war in 1914.

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