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Published: 05 June 2008

288 Pages | numerous halftones and figures


ISBN: 9780195341201

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How Invention Begins

Echoes of Old Voices in the Rise of New Machines

John H. Lienhard

More a prehistory of invention and a biography of ideas and their originators than an exposition of technological advances, the stories ...