In the home, on the road, in business, the classroom, sport, finance, medicine, farming, travel, crime and war, Scottish inventors have truly revolutionised the modern world. In this lavishly illustrated account, Allan Burnett examines the life and works of a host of remarkable individuals whose inventions propelled humanity out of fumbling darkness and into a brighter future, allowing us to work faster, build better, travel further and live longer. His account includes such luminaries as John Logie Baird, James Clerk ...

Invented in Scotland 2010, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781841585666

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