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James Dyson's history of great inventions


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A journey under the guidance of inventor and manufacturer James Dyson, featuring the stories of technological advances and inventors that have shaped civilization. It covers intriguing lesser-known as well as famous discoveries, ranging from early Persian ice cream to the invention of the microchip and advances in animal cloning. Discover how: women's corsets led to the invention of the modern umbrella; the hovercraft emerged from an empty cat-food tin; and how the Internet really came about.

James Dyson's History of Great Inventions 2002, Robinson Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781841196176

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James Dyson's History of Great Inventions 2001, Constable & Robinson, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781841193410